THE entire nation is overjoyed that Scotland have lastly put an finish to 22-years of harm and certified for a significant worldwide event.
Steve Clarke’s males will play in a significant finals for the primary time since 1998 after David Marshall’s save from Aleksandar Mitrovic’s spot kick.
However one Scotland has determined to rejoice in barely totally different style by getting a TATTOO in tribute to their Euro 2020 play-off triumph in Serbia final evening.
Joe Ross, 21, from Glasgow, now has the full-time end result, together with the penalties rating beneath the phrases ‘QUALIFIED Euro 2021’ etched on his leg endlessly after deciding to get some recent ink in gentle of the well-known victory.
He additionally had two jerseys inked on his higher thigh with No.1 and 11 to recollect the 2 heroes of the evening, David Marshall and Ryan Christie.
Having been born in 1999, Joe, like many others in his technology, have by no means seen Scotland play on the Euros or a World Cup.
And that is precisely why he put himself via the ache barrier to get the commemorative tattoo.
He informed SunSport: “My friends and I mentioned to one another earlier than the Scotland vs England recreation at Hampden in 2017 that we’d get tattoos on our legs if we gained.
“Clearly they did not, so I might been ready some time. Watching the sport final evening, my mate mentioned after the end result that we must always do it now.
“So I began to suppose a bit concerning the tattoo itself. ‘Euro 2020’ – the very last thing I needed after this yr with all the pieces that is gone on was to have the yr 2020 on my leg endlessly. So, Euro 2021 it’s. We’ll be there subsequent yr, so I am not fussed.
“It is one thing I can at all times bear in mind the second by because it’s the primary main event I will see us enjoying in as I used to be born in 1999.
“It was positively value each little bit of ache. It is also good to have a little bit of fun, particularly with this pandemic. It is put a smile on my face and I am positive it will put a smile on different’s too.
“It’s going to be there endlessly and I am fairly positive I will have my youngsters ask me about it in the future.
“I knew I used to be going to do it. I wasn’t so positive if any of my pals would comply with via, however I had it in my head that I used to be going to get it achieved.
“The sport was an absolute rollercoaster of feelings – typical of Scotland. From the highs of celebrating Christie’s purpose to then feeling gutted when Serbia equalised it was loopy.
“I broke down in tears of pleasure when huge Marshall saved the penalty although, it was simply an unbelievable second.”
Requested what the tattoo artist mentioned when placing throughout the thought, Joe mentioned: “He was asking if I used to be okay, as in okay within the head, and if I used to be positive!
“I went to him with an unique thought however he wasn’t so positive. He made a number of fast sketches and I picked this one out.
PARTY TIME Watch as Scotland stars do the conga and chant David Marshall in incredible Euro 2020 celebrations
“I’ve obtained No. 1 for David Marshall – an absolute hero for us but once more. Then I obtained No. 11 for Ryan Christie, the goalscorer.
“I used to be very near including ‘Sure Sir, I Can Boogie’ as effectively! If Andy Considine does one thing magical in a Scotland jersey I can assure you that’ll be what I get subsequent.”
In the meantime, that is the unbelievable second Scotland stars celebrated their Euro 2020 play-off triumph by doing the conga and singing ‘David Marshall’.
An excellent video posted on the nationwide workforce Twitter account exhibits the gamers in a line behind shootout hero Marshall.
Singing to the tune of Whigfield’s Saturday Evening, the gamers additionally danced spherical tables within the resort in an indication of the team-spirit underneath Steve Clarke.
Teaching workers is also seen clapping alongside within the background of the raucous celebrations.
Marshall led the celebrations from the entrance as his team-mates hailed him for his gorgeous penalty cease towards Aleksander Mitrovic which secured qualification.
Gamers additionally stood on chairs, with Declan Gallagher taking his shirt off within the phenomenal celebratory tune and dance.