Rogic’s Celtic complete historic treble with FA Cup win

Caltex Socceroo Tom Rogic capped a huge week by helping Celtic win the Scottish FA Cup final over Motherwell overnight to complete a domestic treble for the second straight year.

Just days after signing a new five-year deal with the Hoops, Rogic started as his side ran out comfortable 2-0 winners at Hampden Park.

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All the damage was done in the first-half as goals from Callum McGregor and Olivier Ntcham inside the first 24 minutes was enough to hand the Bhoys’ victory.

Brendon Rodgers’ side now add the FA Cup trophy to the Scottish Premiership title and League Cup success from earlier this season to complete an incredible treble of trophies again.

"I'm going to push them even harder next year," Rodgers told Sky Sports after the match.

"It's a historic day and one that will live with everyone forever.

"Obviously immensely proud to overcome all the emotion that goes with it. It's been a tough competitive season for us.

"We picked a system that we thought would allow us to open up spaces on the pitch and scored two exceptional goals.

"The mentality of the team was strong. We dealt with the physical aspect of the game and then our quality came through."

It was Rogic who almost opened the scoring inside six minutes, with the Aussie playmaker slipping past Motherwell skipper Carl McHugh into space around the box but his shot rolled the wrong side of the post.

Celtic didn’t have to wait long to find the opening goal with McGregor punishing Motherwell for a weak clearance, snatching the ball on the edge of the box, taking a touch and smashing the ball into the far corner.

Just 13 minutes later and the Hoops were in total control.

Moussa Dembele held the ball up just outside the box with his back to goal, before passing to Ntcham who hit a first-time shot across goal into the far corner.

While Motherwell went close to pulling a goal back when they hit the woodwork in the second half, there would be no stopping Celtic from a sixth trophy in two seasons.

The team was then given an open-top bus parade back to Celtic way to celebrate with the fans.

Rogic won’t get too long to savour the victory as he will soon head to Turkey to link up with the Caltex Socceroos for the pre-FIFA World Cup training camp.