Fans react in hilarious fashion as Celtic field child in youth game

If you didn’t feel old when you hauled yourself out of bed this morning, you will when you hear that 13-year-old Karamoko Dembele played for Celtic’s U-20 team last night. THIRTEEN YEARS OLD.

The child came on as a substitute for the 16-year-old Jack Aitchison and although the three-year age gap doesn’t sound all that vast, those months make all the difference at such a tender age.

Sean Monaghan (@SeanMonaghanPDX) broke the picture of the youngster on the field of play on Twitter last night…

‘So what?’ you might say. Freddy Adu was playing professional football when his was 14 in America. Well, the video of his fledgling highlights shows just how special this kid could be…

Naturally, Dembele’s showing for Celtic’s youth side caused quite the stir on social media yesterday evening, with many commenting on the boy vs. men story. Here are some of the best reactions from Twitter…