A sick Celtic fan has been shamed online for mocking Rangers hero Fernando Ricksen.

The Twitter user posted a picture of the Ibrox legend, who suffers from Motor neuron disease, with the caption "Every huns face after Glasgow derby.

“We’ve closed the gap. Deluded beyond words. The champions weren’t even at their best today. Training session. Enjoy ten in a row lads."

The tweet posted following Sunday's Old Firm match was slammed by football fans from both sides.

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Account Oldfirmfacts1 said: "Absolutely embarrassed that you're following me.

"The reaction from your fellow Celtic fans should tell you everything you need to know about how utterly reprehensible that is.

"I hope the 2 retweets were worth dozens of strangers learning what a knuckle-dragger you are."

Thomas McNaughton hit out, saying: “Shocking using a pic of a man I’ll mate I’m Celtic through n through but that’s unacceptable imo.”

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Jason White said: “I’m not a Rangers fan but I find this truly despicable. Whoever you are, you must know deep down that this is utterly shameful.

“If you don’t, I genuinely pity you.”

Bonnie Beaton added: “To far. I’m Celtic through and through don’t mind bit of banter but that.

“I would block him of page. Lowlife no need for that no respect.”

Ricksen, who played almost 200 times for Rangers between 2000 and 2006, was diagnosed four years ago with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the most common form of motor neurone disease.