Ilir Meta, president of Albania, celebrates with Celtic fans in Sarajevo after the Glasgow side’s Champions League victory in Bosnia

Ilir Meta, president of Albania, celebrates with Celtic fans in Sarajevo after the Glasgow side’s Champions League victory in Bosnia

The president of Albania has joined Snoop Dogg, the rapper, and Jennifer Love Hewitt, the actress, on the long list of unlikely global celebrities who support Celtic.

On a video on his presidential Facebook page, Ilir Meta is pictured smiling, arm aloft and singing along with a group of fans, in the Bosnian capital, Sarajevo, where Celtic were playing in a qualifier of the Uefa Champions League. FC Sarajevo were defeated 1-3 by Celtic.

Mr Meta appeared delighted by the encounter, and said he reminisced with fans about Rudi Vata, an Albanian international player, who played 45 games for Celtic in the mid-1990s.

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