Scott Brown (born 25 June 1985) is a Scottish professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Scottish Premiership club Celtic. He will join Aberdeen as a player-coach in the summer of 2021. Brown started his career with Hibernian, breaking into their first team in 2002. His only trophy with Hibs was the 2006–07 Scottish League Cup; in that season he also won the SFWA Young Player of the Year award. In May 2007, he was transferred to Celtic for a fee of £4.4 million, the highest transfer fee paid between two Scottish clubs.