Celtic midfielder Matt O’Riley brutally trolls Hearts star as ‘tremendous patter’ leaves fans in stitches

MATT O’RILEY took aim at Hearts midfielder Cammy Devlin after the pair went toe-to-toe in Tynecastle at the weekend.

The Celtic Midfielder played 70 minutes of the title decider before being substituted Aaron Muoy for the rest of the fight.

Matt O'Riley celebrates with teammate Kyogo after scoring the first goal


Matt O’Riley celebrates with teammate Kyogo after scoring the first goalCredit: Kenny Ramsay

The 2:0 win over the Jambos sealed the deal for Ange Postecoglou‘S Men as they only needed one win in the five games following the split to retain the trophy.

O’Riley played a big role in the Hoops’ treble push and has continued to be a key player for Postecoglou’s side ever since joining from MK Dons in January last year.

The 22-year-old who has been linked with a move First League topped the playmaker charts this season Scottish Premiership with 11 assists to his name from 34 league games.

He failed to add anything to his countercount hearts Still, on Sunday he helped the Hoops get over the line by controlling the center of the ball park with teammates Callum McGregor And Reo Hatate.

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He faced Australia’s Devlin and the duo went neck and neck for most of the game until the Denmark Under-21 international was substituted.

And O’Riley has grown accustomed to it ever since social media brutally trolling his opponent after the Hoops won the title.

He posted a picture of them challenging each other on the pitch and tagged him but didn’t link to his opponent’s profile.

Instead, he tagged it as: “diving.”

O'Riley's latest Instagram post


O’Riley’s latest Instagram post

It’s unclear if the pair exchanged a few words during the 2-0 win or if O’Riley was just teasing the 24-year-old about the picture.

But Celtic Fans love it either way and have saluted their assistant king after seeing his latest post.

One replied: “The day😭😭 Love you are tall Man.”

Another commented: “Huge pattern with the tag😂😂.”

A third laughed: “The tag in the last pic 😂😂😂😂😂.”

A fourth wrote: “THE DIVE @😭😭.”

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