Celtic-daft UFC World Champion Conor McGregor has been hitting in the gym in a Hoops top, much to the delight of both players and fans.

The Irishman, 29, posted two images of himself on Instagram on Thursday in which he gave his favourite team a “shout out.”

He wrote: “Working on the ‘Blitz’ tonight at @sbgireland.

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“An underrated technique until it goes through you at 100mile an hour.

“Shout out Celtic football club.”


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Within hours, the post gathered over 540,000 reactions.

Left back Kieran Tierney was among the thousands to comment.

The 20-year-old replied to the MMA legend: “Nice shirt my man! Hero.”

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Celtic Football Club also praised the post and wrote: “Hail Hail.”

Hoops fans went into overdrive as the post amassed 4,000 comments.

Celtic fans have previously shown their support for McGregor at Parkhead.

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald:

As reported by the Evening Times in August, the Green Brigade unfurled a huge banner in the stands, dedicated to the sportsman.

It read: “We’re not here to take part. We’re here to take over!”

McGregor’s Hoops jersey post comes just days after he posed for a selfie with ex-Glasgow girl Michelle Mone.

Many followers hit back at the picture with the 46-year-old, mum-of-three. One wrote: “She hasn’t done Scotland proud.”