One of several "home grown" talents who made it through the Hibs youth development programme in the early noughties, Scott Brown made his name as a dynamic and industrious midfield force.
National team Scotland
International debut 12th November 2005 (versus USA)
Throughout his time at the club, Brown attracted the attention of several major English clubs, including interest from Rangers, before he eventually joined the other half of the old firm Celtic in 2007.
He was a fans’ favourite at Hibernian, making a total of 142 appearances and helping the side to their first trophy in 16 years with a 5-1 League Cup final victory over Kilmarnock in 2007.
Scott Brown celebrating on the Hampden Park pitch after winning the CIS Cup Final in 2007
Promising performances during his time at Easter Road Brown saw him play for Scotland at under-19 and under-21 levels before making his senior debut at the age of 20, as a substitute in a 1-1 friendly draw against the USA in November 2005.
Scott Brown playing against his future club Celtic
Since leaving Hibernian, Brown scored his first goal for the national side in a 2-0 World Cup qualifying win over Macedonia in September 2009. He also captained Scotland for the first time in Gordon Strachan's first match in charge, a 1-0 friendly win over Estonia at Pittodrie in February 2013.
Full name Scott Brown
Date of birth 25th June 1985
Place of birth Dunfermline, Scotland
Height 5ft 9in