CELTIC Park has famously captured the hearts of many throughout the game of football over the years.

From Lionel Messi to Xavi, several of the world's greats have praised the Hoops fans for the atmosphere they create.

Manchester City star İlkay Gündoğan is the latest to admit that he loves playing at the stadium.

The Premier League midfielder played in Glasgow's east end in a Champions league tie in 2016.

He says he was blown away by the noise created by the fans.

Taking part in a question and answer session on Twitter, the German international answered the question 'Which team do you love to play against?'.

He replied: "I really loved the atmosphere against Celtic at Celtic Park in 2016 - that was amazing..."

Messi is previously on record as stating: "The atmosphere their fans create make it a very special European night of football."