He’s been a prolific striker for most of his 18 year career. Now Kris Boyd has decided to hang up his boots following the 2018/19 campaign with Kilmarnock. He’s a marmite figure in Scottish football, but Boyd’s ability in front of goal is something no one can take away from him.

The striker is well known, most notably for his time at Kilmarnock and Rangers. He also had spells at Middlesbrough, Nottingham Forest, Eskişehirspor and Portland Timbers alongside his multiple spells at both Ibrox and Rugby Park.

Boyd's hanging up his boots.

Boyd is hanging up his boots. (photo by Alan Rennie/Action Plus via Getty Images)

After remarkably finishing as the Premiership’s top scorer during the 2017/18 campaign, Boyd found his game time limited at Rugby Park during the 18/19 season, appearing on 19 occasions on league duty.

Boyd finished as the Premiership’s top scorer on five occasions during his career. He also won two Scottish Premierships, two League Cups and two Scottish Cups.

The Killie frontman also made 18 appearances for Scotland, netting on seven occasions.

Boyd's impact is undisputed.

Boyd’s impact is undisputed. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Whilst he splits opinion across many fans in Scotland, he’s an undisputed legend at both clubs he has played for in this country. Boyd’s goal scoring feats within the Scottish game will be remembered for many a year.

Players and fans alike have reacted to the news that Boyd will hang up his boots.

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