HOLLYWOOD star James McAvoy has praised Neil Lennon and jokingly called for Fraser Forster to be named First Minister after Celtic's away win against Italian side Lazio in the Europa League.

The actor, from Drumchapel, took to his Instagram to praise the club's 2-1 victory last night. 

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We’ve gone and done The Italian Job. Neil Lennon is The Boss. Pure and simple. What a result. So glad you’re back Neil. #lazio #celtic #lazioceltic #uefa #europaleague #neillennon #18

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He said: "We've gone and done The Italian Job. Neil Lennon is the boss, pure and simple. 

"What a result. So glad you're back Neil."

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Celtic complete THE “Italian Job”. What a night. What a performance from the Bhoys... @fraserforster for First Minister.

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He added: "What a performance from the bhoys. Fraser Forster for First Minister."

The 40-year-old is best known for his role as Charles Zavier in the X-Men films.