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Andrew Robertson Will Be A True Leader For Scotland

Date: 7th September 2018

Today will mark a new era for Scotland, the Andrew Robertson era.

The former Queen’s Park defender will lead out the national team against Belgium as his nation’s new captain.

Twenty-four year old has always been extremely passionate about playing for his country and he’s very proud to have the armband:

“It’s a massive honour for me and my family – it’s a great day for us.”

“I’m looking forward to leading the team out on Friday, and leading them out in the future.”

“It’s probably the pinnacle of my career. I look forward to trying to lead this country back to major tournaments.”

He won’t be a screamer nor will he get into the face of the referee like previous skippers but he will be on the field leading by example and encouraging his teammates.

Robertson is a determined character and a consistent performer. These are big reasons for his meteoric rise from playing in Scotland’s bottom tier to starring in last season’s Champions League final.

The Liverpool full-back has had a terrific start to the season for The Reds. Under boss Jurgen Klopp, Andy has started in each of his club’s four Premier League outings and he’s played the full ninety minutes in each of those encounters.

In those league matches Andrew has contributed by making two assists, he has an 87% passing success rate and on average he’s made three tackles per game.

Robertson meets every challenge head on and so far he’s conquered each and every one of them. That’s why Alex McLeish has chosen to bestow the captain’s armband to the left sided fullback.

I have no doubts that the Liverpool defender will shine with the added pressure and expectation. That’s just what he does.

Here’s hoping Andrew Robertson can also lead our team to Euro 2020. It would be fitting that such a well-liked professional gets the chance to end Scotland’s long wait!

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