He scored Scotland’s last goal at the Euros. Their ONLY goal at the finals two years ago. And Callum McGregor jokes that if he’s ever feeling a bit down he watches footage of his Hampden strike against Croatia.
But Celtic’s captain feels slightly hollow when he thinks about it. A 3-1 defeat to the Croats at home, which rounded off a miserable tournament after a loss to the Czech Republic and a Wembley draw with England.
At the time, it was a nice moment for McGregor. But in the grand scheme it meant nothing as Scotland fell at the group stage once more.
That’s why the midfielder is desperate to get back on that stage again in Germany next summer. Unlike the last Euros, delayed by a year due to Covid, stadiums will be full in 2024.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk