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WATCH - Celtic and former Caley Thistle player Ryan Christie stars in Scotland Euro 2020 video


By Will Clark

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Former Caley Thistle star Ryan Christie has delivered a stirring rallying call to the nation and declared Scotland is “Made For This” ahead of the European Championships.

The Celtic star took part in the short film, part of the launch of Tennent’s Made For This campaign, sees an emotional Christie reflecting on Scotland’s long-awaited qualification for a major tournament and his now infamous post-match interview, which had the nation – and Sir Alex Ferguson – in tears.

Ryan Christie has been called up for the Euro 2020 squad.
Ryan Christie has been called up for the Euro 2020 squad.

Fans across the country shared in the ecstasy of Scotland’s penalty shoot-out victory against Serbia last November and alongside David’s Marshall’s penalty heroics, Christie’s post-match interview was a defining moment that will live long in the memory.

“Anybody that speaks to me about that night, they obviously say congratulations on the game, but the main thing they’ve taken from it is the interview afterwards and saying they got a bit choked up as well.” said Christie.

If fans have goosebumps at the prospect of a home tournament featuring Scotland, Christie believes it’s something which will take a long time to sink in for the players.

“I would have never thought in a million years that I would be part of the squad that did it. It's a dream come true.”

“I think everybody's just desperate to have that feeling of football fever over the summer again.”

“To think of the whole nation behind us, walking out at Hampden on home turf, it’s incredible. We're determined to do everything we can to keep the dream."


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