Record Breaking Youngster
16-year-old Jack Aitchison broke numerous records on Sunday afternoon after coming off the bench during Celtic’s 7-0 hammering of Motherwell in the Scottish Premiership.
Making his professional debut, the highly-rated academy prospect scored with his very first touch to become the youngster ever goalscorer for the decorated club. He is also their youngest ever player.
Born in 2000, Jack Aitchison was quickly trending on Twitter in the UK and is certainly one to watch over the coming years.
We’ve collated some of the best tweets further below.
Who is Jack Aitchison?
The young forward recently returned from Azerbaijan where he represented Scotland in the Under 17 European Championships and signed a three year contract upon turning 16.
Manager Ronny Deila handed the youngster his debut and Jack Aitchison rewarded his manager’s faith with a superbly taken goal. Watch the video below via Scottish Sun Sport.
GOAL! Jack Aitchison at 16 years and 71 days becomes Celtic's youngest ever scorer! pic.twitter.com/wP0pTfAVRx
— Scottish Sun Sport (@scotsunsport) May 15, 2016
See some tweets on the incredible teenage goalscorer below.
Jack Aitchison is Celtic's youngest scorer in history, just 16 years & 71 days old.
What a way to make your debut! pic.twitter.com/opKUkmz9DV
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) May 15, 2016
Jack Aitchison, who scored for Celtic today, was born in the year 2000. This is 100% unacceptable.
— Jamie Ross (@JamieRoss7) May 15, 2016
75' Jack Aitchison comes on to become Celtic's youngest player
77' Jack Aitchison becomes Celtic's youngest scorer pic.twitter.com/olt7OeyLWx
— Ladbrokes (@Ladbrokes) May 15, 2016
Jack Aitchison said his first word on MSN Messenger
— Oldfirmfacts (@Oldfirmfacts1) May 15, 2016
16 year old Jack Aitchison on scoring on his debut for Celtic:
"I've been dreaming of this since I was a wee boy, it's amazing"
— BBC Sportsound (@BBCSportsound) May 15, 2016