Josh Taylor Awarded Tennent's Golden Can at The Prestoungrange Gothenburg
BOXING CHAMP Josh Taylor received a golden can of Tennentís Lager in recognition of his 2019 title wins
"Tennentís serve up their legendary Golden Can to Scottish cultural icons.
"Now among the ranks of Irvine Welsh, Martin Compston, Biffy Clyro, and Jamie Genevieve in the Golden Can Hall of Fame, the boxing champ celebrated his award with a pint in the Prestoungrange Gothenburg.
"On receiving the award, Josh of Haddington said: 'Itís an honour to receive the Tennentís Golden Can and be recognised for my contribution to Scottish culture Ė so thank you Tennentís. There was definitely a fair few pints of Scotlandís finest consumed at the celebration party after the fight.'
"James Hughes, Tennentís brand manager, said: 'The Golden Can celebrates heroes in all aspects of Scottish culture, and we have been so impressed with Joshís boxing career to date, completely trailblazing his way to the unified World Title.
'His hard work, talent and determination to achieve success is incredibly admirable and we believe this is just the start for our Tartan Tornado. He represents Scotland on a global stage and with two championship belts to his name, we canít wait to see what he does next.'
Tennentís posted a picture of Josh with his can to their Facebook page, writing: 'We were gutted to see Scotlandís very own Josh Taylor miss out on a mention at this yearís Sports Personality of the Year, so we thought weíd do our bit Ö Weíre extremely proud to announce the IBF and WBA Unified World Champ as the latest recipient of our prestigious Golden Can, in recognition of his achievements on the world stage!
'Youíre always a champion in our eyes, mate.'Ē
Published Date: December 19th 2019