Former Celtic and Motherwell hitman Scott McDonald admits it’s weird to still be playing right now.

Most football leagues are under shutdown measures due the ongoing global health pandemic – but not the A-League in Australia. The former Celtic and Well man is still plying his trade out there with Brisbane Roar.

Odd times for Scott McDonald.

Odd times for Scott McDonald. (Photo by Jono Searle/Getty Images)

Behind closed doors, they are carrying on with their season. McDonald, who can also count Dundee United and Partick Thistle amongst his former clubs, has opened up on how strange it is to still be competing.

“It’s very odd to be one of the only countries still playing sport,” McDonald told Sky Sports. “We had a long chat, all parties.

“It was decided we would continue on as long as the government felt it was ok.

The former Celtic and Motherwell striker is still playing down under. (Photo by Jono Searle/Getty Images)

“We’re doing our upmost everyday to make sure we keep within the agreements.”

Unique position

Australia’s football stance certainly is different from most other countries. Many have opted to just shut the doors for now and see what the future brings for the season.

Down under though they are determined to finish and McDonald’s team Brisbane are set to complete their season on April 25.

Who knows how the situation will be by then. In the meantime, McDonald is firing on all cylinders, with the former Celtic and Well forward scoring four in his last three appearances.

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