THIS is the heartwarming moment a young Celtic fan met his hero Scott Brown after battling bullies at school.

Little Zac received a special visit from the Hoops captain after watching their nil nil draw with Livingston on Saturday.

The speechless youngster, who has been suffering from health problems, eyes lit up as the footballer approached and presented him with the shirt he wore during the match.

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John O'Byrne took to Twitter to share the moment and wrote: Young Zac has been through so much, endless operations he's had and had to deal with bullying in school, but yesterday he got to meet his hero Broonie.

"What a guy he is, always helping me cheer kids [up] who spend lots of time in hospital."

Fans were quick to praise the Celtic star's actions, with the video gathering thousands of likes and hundreds of retweets.

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