Neil Lennon receives phone call from Elton John after defeating Barca

Elton John congratulates Lennon
© PA Photos
Celtic manager Neil Lennon reveals that he received a phone call from Elton John after his side snatched a surprise victory over Barcelona in the Champions League.

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has revealed that British singer Elton John sent him a congratulatory message after his Scottish side defeated Barcelona at Celtic Park.

The Scottish Premier League champions made history by securing a 2-1 win over the Spanish Giants in the Champions League encounter on Wednesday.

"I thought my missus was winding me up but it just shows you the interest it has generated among a lot of people," said Lennon.

Singer Rod Stewart was in attendance at the match and was spotted crying when the final whistle blew.

Share this article now:
Victor Wanyama
Read Next:
Report: United want Wanyama
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account