PUBLISHED: 21:52, Wed, Oct 14, 2020 | UPDATED: 21:52, Wed, Oct 14, 2020
Sir Rod Stewart, 75, has admitted a video he discovered which showed Celtic fans singing his classic song Hold The Line made him shed a few tears. The singer was surprised by the football club with the clip, which was filmed as an uplifting message during the coronavirus pandemic.
Rod, who supports Celtic FC, said in a video posted in view of his 457,000 Twitter followers: “When I first saw this video it brought a tear to my eye.
“It really is beautiful, I’d never seen it, it was a big surprise.
“We need a song like this to get us through these troubled times, Hold The Line.
“Bless all you Celtic supporters, if I was there I would kiss you all.”
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Rod Stewart opens up about emotional discovery during ‘troubled times’ (Image: GETTY•TWITTER•RODSTEWART)
Rod Stewart was surprised by the football club with the clip (Image: TWITTER•RODSTEWART)
Rod’s message to the fans was followed by the heartwarming video they filmed.
He wrote alongside the clip: “What a beautiful surprise.
“Thank you to the @CelticFC family. I welled up when I saw it.
“I pray that we'll be back filling the stands one of these days, but until then we'll Hold The Line. - Sir Rod XXX.”
Rod Stewart praised Celtic fans for singing his song in their video (Image: TWITTER)