Standing at half the height of the other players and with braces on his teeth, 13-year-old Karamoko Dembele made his debut for Celtic’s Under 20 development team on Monday night.
It may have been only a nine-minute cameo in a 3-1 win over Hearts but a star has most certainly been born.
The youngster was already an internet sensation following his dazzling displays for Celtic’s schoolboy sides — skipping past Barcelona prodigies at this summer’s St Kevin’s Boys Academy Cup in Dublin, where he was Player of the Tournament.
Karamoko Dembele, aged 13, made his debut for Celtic’s Under 20s development team
The teenager made history by coming on as a substitute on Monday night to make his debut
The 13-year-old looks up as he hopes to ignite another attack for his older team-mates