Rocco

Vata

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Midfielder

Biography

Rocco Vata

Vata signed his first professional contract with Celtic at the age of 16 in July 2021. He is the son of former Celtic defender and Albanian international Rudi Vata.

Despite being 17, the pacey midfielder who mostly plays down the wing became a known and exciting one to watch for the B team in the Lowland League. 

Vata has been in the academy since seven-years-old and represents Ireland at youth level.

Date of Birth

18 Apr 2005

Debut

0-4 v Hibernian FC (A) on December 28 2022

Nationality

Ireland

Birthplace

Glasgow

"Celtic is a big part of my life because when I was born my dad played for them. I’d always watch them in my free time. Celtic has always been in my heart”

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