Alex McLeish has named Andy Robertson as the new Scotland captain.

The Liverpool left back met up with his Scotland team mates this morning as the squad prepare for Friday’s international friendly against Belgium and Monday’s UEFA Nations League match against Albania.

Speaking of his appointment, Andy said:

“It’s a massive honour for me and my family – it’s a great day for us.

“I’m looking forward to leading the team out on Friday, and leading them out in the future.

“It’s probably the pinnacle of my career. I look forward to trying to lead this country back to major tournaments.”

Scotland Head Coach Alex McLeish said:

“Andy was the outstanding candidate. His rise-and-rise at Liverpool and at national level was sensational.

“He carries himself well and is a tremendous professional. I know a lot of players inspire each other and Andy is an inspirational figure.

“The story of his career is fairytale stuff – when you consider he’s had setbacks a couple of times; it is the epitome of a true Scot to never give up.”