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Journalist asks Scott Brown to “grow up”

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - MARCH 31: Scott Brown of Celtic during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Rangers at Celtic Park on March 31, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)
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The Celtic footballer got under the skin of the Ranger’s players on the 2-1 victory of his team on Sunday.

Goals by Odsonne Edouard and James Forrest lifted Celtic to a 2-1 victory over Rangers in the Old Firm Derby played on Sunday in the Scottish Premier League.

And during the match, Celtic’s Scott Brown got under the skin of the Rangers’ players, which has inspired journalist Adrian Durham to tell him to “grow up.”

“At a time when Scottish football is poisoned by hate and violence off the pitch, now more than ever, the game needs true inspirational leaders on the pitch,” Durham told talkSPORT.

“How about Brown, the Celtic captain, who has the fans in the palm of his hand because they love him so much.”

“Why not use that stature as a force of good? Instead of Scott Brown sending out fishing emojis last night on Twitter in a desperate show of immaturity and insecurity, instead of dancing in front of Rangers fans, why not use your brain?” he added.

“Rise above that nonsense that excites small-minded fools and trolls, to the point where they are stabbing each other, and try and change hearts and minds and change opinions and change the thinking of some of the more ignorant fans out there.”

“In fact, this is my personal plea to Scott Brown. You are arguably the most influential footballer in Scotland right now, Scott.”

“Why not use your position to impact the game positively? Time to put the clown costume away for good. Time to grow up and time for you, Scott Brown, to be a real man and send out messages to fans promoting peace, rejecting sectarianism and rejecting violence and hate,” he concluded.