Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard has scored his 16th goal for France’s under-21s after netting in their win over Russia at the weekend – and Rangers fans have ripped into the 23-year-old Frenchman.

The Celtic star continues to play for the French side due to a quirk in the rules which allow players to play based on their age at the start of a particular campaign rather than on the day of the match itself.

Suggestions Edouard was still playing under-10s at age 14 are unconfirmed (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

At 23 though, he’s pushing the limits and with Covid restrictions playing havoc with the football calendar, it’s let to the situation where he is still playing under-21s several months past his 23rd birthday.

He was at the centre of a cheat storm in last week’s Old Firm draw, throwing himself theatrically to the ground in a desperate bid to win a penalty – only to pick up a booking for his trouble.

Rangers fans were quick to mock the striker over his strike for the French under-21s

Here are some of the comments from Rangers fans on Twitter:



Meanwhile, a Rangers star’s World Cup hopes have been boosted after a second consecutive impressive international display.

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