- Associated Press - Friday, February 20, 2015

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) - Scottish football’s goal of the month award has been given to an 11-year-old boy.

Celtic fan Jay Beatty, who has Down’s Syndrome, won 97 percent of the vote in the Scottish Professional Football League’s online competition for January.

Jay netted a penalty on the pitch during the break of Celtic’s 2-0 win at Hamilton on Jan. 17 after being invited to the game as a guest of the home team.

Jay’s first moment of fame came when then-Celtic player Georgios Samaras picked him out of the crowd during the Glasgow club’s title-winning lap of honor last season.

The Greece striker, who now plays for Al-Hilal in Saudi Arabia, said in a video: “Jay, my friend, me and you are the same now - scoring goals.”


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