Team Oscar

'Absolutely magic': Cancer survivor Wee Oscar, 4, takes centre stage before Celtic win

The Belfast youngster was the guest of honour at Celtic v Cliftonville last night.

FOR CELTIC, IT was a routine win and safe passage through to the next round of the Champions League qualifiers.

For “Wee Oscar” Knox from Belfast, it was one of the most special evenings of his young life.

The four-year-old cancer survivor was the guest of honour at Celtic Park last night as the Hoops beat Cliftonville 2-0 on the night and 5-0 on aggregate.

Earlier this year Wee Oscar was given the all-clear by doctors after battling an extremely rare, high risk neuroblastoma for 18 months.

Last night he got a chance to meet some of his heroes in Glasgow, captured in some brilliantly poignant pictures:

Leading the Hoops out with Celtic skipper Scott Brown (©INPHO/Presseye)

A wave to the crowd before kick-off  (©INPHO/Presseye)

A big hug for Hoopy the Hound (©INPHO/Presseye)

Wee Oscar also sent out some pictures of his own to more than 33,000 #TeamOscar supporters on Twitter.

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