EX-CELTIC striker Leigh Griffiths has revealed that he was booed from the gang by his personal cousins after scoring his first objective for the Hoops.
The previous Scotland ahead appeared on the 26 podcast final month the place he informed how he managed to identify his relations as he celebrated his strike towards Hearts.
The 33-year-old notched 123 targets throughout his eight-year spell at Celtic Park, however recalled how his first objective for the Glasgow facet wasn’t significantly welcomed by his family.
The objective got here within the second half of a 2-0 Celtic win, and Griffiths recalled: “I keep in mind seeing my two cousins within the stand.
“My two Hearts followers, my cousins, over within the stand and it wasn’t till I slid on my knees and I stood up and I used to be trying, I simply seen them giving me canine abuse.”
The podcast host can’t imagine his ears and asks: “Oh have been they supplying you with it?”
Griffiths instantly doubles down together with his reply, stating: “Oh, stinking canine’s abuse and I used to be like ‘Okay I’ve made it now’, particularly when your loved ones members are supplying you with canine’s abuse.”
The 22 instances capped striker then recalled the remainder of his celebration at Tynecastle Park including: “That’s the perfect half man, then after that I’ve simply executed a large loop previous all of the Celtic followers.
“I didn’t even thank the Celtic followers, which was silly of me, I simply did this large loop and went to the supervisor.”
The Celtic supervisor on the time was Neil Lennon who had made no secret of his want to land Griffiths in 2014.
The Northern Irishman noticed two bids knocked again by Premier League facet Wolverhampton Wanderers earlier than a 3rd was accepted to deliver the ahead again to Scotland.
The clip was shared on-line final month with the caption: “Leigh giving it to his cousins within the stand.”
It acquired greater than 8,000 likes with dozens of feedback from social media customers fast to supply their view on the scenario.
One mentioned: “What a left foot, chief.”
One other added: “Nice participant, surprising angle, all the time trying to blame.”
Griffiths now performs in Australia for Mandurah Metropolis FC within the Western Australia State League Division One, the place he has scored 11 instances in 15 league video games up to now.