“He has clearly chosen the ideal team”: legendary striker Gheorghe Hagi delighted with the heroism of son Ianis for Rangers after being portrayed in tears after the vital Europa League goals
- Gheorghe said he was discussing his son’s future with Rangers boss Steven Gerrard
- The ex-Barcelona icon was in Glasgow and had tears in his eyes when his son scored
- Rangers came from two goals and beat Braga 3-2 in the first leg in the last 32
- On his return to Romania, Hagi said he was convinced that Ianis was in the right place
Gheorghe Hagi reckons that son Ianis is in the ideal club after seeing him become a Europa League hero in Ibrox, after his double against Braga.
And he revealed that he was discussing his son’s future with Rangers boss Steven Gerrard.
The former Barcelona and Real Madrid icon was in Glasgow and was shown with tears in his eyes when his son threw a brilliant double to beat an incredible Rangers fight back from two goals to Braga to the first stage with 3 -2 to win in the last 32 showdown.
Gheorghe Hagi charges son Ianis at the ideal club after seeing him at Ibrox last night
And Gheorghe revealed that he was discussing his son’s future with Rangers boss Steven Gerrard
Former Romanian international Gheorghe (center) watched from the Ibrox tribunes on Thursday
When he returned to Romania, Hagi admitted that he was convinced that his son was in the right place after seeing his own progress.
He said: ‘Ianis is fit, plays well and is happy.
‘He has clearly chosen the ideal team, the ideal club and he is doing very well.
“From now on I’ll show you how he does it for himself. He will be the one who speaks and we will just enjoy how he does it.
Iani Hagis celebrates that he has scored twice to help Rangers come 2-0 and win 3-2
Hagi (depicted as a player from Romania during the 1998 World Cup in France) was a world-class star
“And I didn’t cry. The reason it looked like there were tears in my eyes is because it was very cold.
“I want to do Rangers well and congratulate them for having played a great game.
‘They have a chance to qualify, but they play against a very good team in Braga.
“I don’t have to say anything to Ianis, he knows what to do.
‘Yes, I discussed it with Steven Gerrard before the game. That’s all I want to say about the night. “