Celtic were the dominant drive within the Scottish Premiership for years, however the champions have been humbled Five-Zero via Paris Saint-Germain within the Champions League just lately.
Bellamy, who spent 5 months at Celtic in a five-month mortgage spell in 2005, insisted that no person in English soccer is inspired with Brendan Rodgers’ luck.
“I found out during my time in Scotland, it doesn’t matter what you do up there – no one cares,” mentioned Bellamy.
“I had extra gives in January, sooner than I went to Celtic, than I did once I completed my time up there the next summer time.
“That’s as a result of when you went as much as Scotland no one in England gave a rattling what you probably did up there.
“If you do smartly up there, it’s a case of ‘so you should’.
“I simply didn’t really feel it mattered to somebody down south.”
As Celtic get ready for the fast go back and forth to Ibrox to tackle Rangers on Saturday (12pm), the topic used to be raised with the Parkhead supervisor.
Rodgers, unsurprisingly, utterly pushed aside Bellamy’s jibe.
“I am not here to boost a CV – I am here because of Celtic,” he mentioned.
“My existence has at all times been about growing gamers – if we will win trophies alongside the best way, then nice.
“I recognize Craig, he’s very enthusiastic about his existence, very enthusiastic about his soccer.
“Seeing probably the most feedback, It’s not that i am certain it’s supposed in that manner however whether it is, then OK.
“It’s not that i am right here to fret about my subsequent activity, my best fear is Celtic and that’s what I’m paid to do.
“You can’t say there’s no pastime. There’s at all times pastime, anyplace you move on the earth.
“I’ve been in sufficient converting rooms within the English Premier League the place the men are glued to it if there’s a Celtic-Rangers recreation on.
“I’ve been at Chelsea, Swansea and Liverpool. They suppose ‘bloody hell’ and ask what form of recreation it’s to play in.
“If there’s a Celtic-Rangers recreation on, other people all the way through the sector will wish to pay attention about it.
“It is a global recreation. It is a box-office recreation, no query.”