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5 Reasons Lewis Macleod Deserves His Scotland Call-Up

5 Reasons Lewis Macleod Deserves His Scotland Call-Up

Lewis Macleod this week earned a shock call-up to the Scotland squad for their upcoming clashes with Ireland and England.

It caps a fine start to the season for the 20-year-old midfielder who’s hit six goals in 15 appearances for Ally McCoist’s men.

But why exactly has Gordon Strachan placed his faith in the Rangers youngster?

Here, are five reasons why:

By Kyran Wallace – @kyrano14

1. His overhead kick stunner against Livingston

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2. He’s already scored a worldie for Scotland

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3. High-profile opposition doesn’t faze him

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4. Oh, another overhead kick?

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5. And he has no problem with the big goals

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