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Captain of Celtic's 'Lisbon Lions' Billy McNeill's life in pictures

McNeill, who captain Celtic when they won the 1967 European Cup, had suffered from dementia for years, died on Monday

Former Celtic captain Billy McNeill has died at the age of 79, his family announced on the club's website on Tuesday.

McNeill, who spent the whole of his playing career with the Glasgow giants, was captain of the "Lisbon Lions" - the Celtic side that in 1967 became the first British team to win the European Cup.

Updated: April 23, 2019 01:37 PM

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