Former Celtic forward Georgios Samaras has signed for American side Rayo OKC.

The Greek international spent six years at Celtic and signed a one-year deal at the North American League Soccer side as per their official website.

Samaras left Celtic at the end of the 2014 season after the club decided against renewing his contract.

He went on to play for West Brom but struggled to break into their first-team and left after just one season by mutual consent following a loan spell in Saudi Arabia.

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Hoops fans have always held the 31-year-old in high esteem for his performances in the biggest games of the season and especially in Champions League games, when he set Paradise alight a number of times.

Samaras joined Celtic on loan under Gordon Strachan in January 2008 and signed in the summer on a permanent deal from Manchester City.

In total, he made 243 appearances for Celtic, scoring 71 goals and provided 50 assists during his time at the club.