In the summer of 2007, he joined Celtic for PS4.5 million, a record transfer fee between two Scottish teams. He was chosen Celtic captain in February 2010 after winning the SPFA Players' Player of the Year title in 2008/09. That season, he helped his team win the league and cup double.
He also won the Scottish Cup with Celtic in 2015. That year, he was nominated for the UEFA Champions League Award 2016. But he didn't win that prize either.
As for his international career, Brown made his debut against Sweden on 16 January 2011. He scored his first goal on 28 March 2011 against Northern Ireland at Hampden Park. The game ended in a 1-1 draw.
Brown was called up by new Scotland manager Steve McClaren for two Euro 2012 matches against France and Germany. He came on as a substitute in both games.
After retiring from playing football, Brown became an ambassador for the Scottish Football Association in October 2017. He has been involved in several initiatives to promote the game in his home country including appearing in a television commercial campaign.
Brown is also one of the founders of the Scott Brown Foundation, which aims to give children living in impoverished areas an opportunity to learn about and play football.
#8/Midfielder for Celtic F.C. from 1990 to 2019. He has been called the best midfielder in Scottish history.
Brown began his career with hometown club Celtic, making his first-team debut in 1990 at the age of 18 years and 338 days. He went on to play over 150 games for the club, winning four Scottish Premier League titles, three Scottish Cups and one Scottish League Cup.
In July 1994, Brown moved to England to join Manchester United for £750,000 ($1.05M at 2014 prices). However, he was unable to break into the first team and made just eight appearances before returning to Scotland with Hibernian. In 1997, he joined Leicester City for £2.5 million ($3.25M at 2014 prices), helping them win the English Premier League title in 1998. After one season with Leicester, Brown returned to Scotland by signing with Motherwell.
In January 2000, Brown moved back to England this time to Liverpool for £5 million ($6.5M at 2014 prices). He helped the club win the UEFA Champions League in 2005, and was named as the best European player that year.
After finishing his 14-year Celtic career with 22 titles, the 35-year-old will now become a player-coach at Aberdeen. He's won one Scottish title, two Scottish Cups and one League Cup during his time in Scotland.
He first caught the attention of European fans when he helped Celtic to their first ever European Cup victory by defeating Borussia Dortmund 1-0 in the final in Paris in 1995. The Scottish team went on to win the competition again in 2001 and 2008. After retiring as a player, Brown became involved with the club as a coach, working under Alex Ferguson and Ray Wilkins.
Brown made his debut for the Boston Celtics in 1996 and spent seven seasons with the franchise. He then had a short stint with the New York Knicks before returning to Europe where he played for Juventus, Palermo and A.C. Milan before ending his career in Korea with Changwon City.
With Celtic, Brown won four domestic cups and was part of the team that lost only one game in the 1994-95 season. He scored 150 goals in all competitions for the Glasgow team.
Brown was named the MVP of the Euro 1996 tournament after scoring three goals and providing three assists in six appearances for his country.
Celtic captain Scott Brown has agreed to join Scottish Premiership rivals Aberdeen as a player-coach. The Pittodrie club stated that the former Scotland captain, 35, will transfer to the north this summer. He will be available for their first game of the season on 16 August when they face Hamilton Academical at New Douglas Park.
Brown joined Celtic in 2013 and helped the club win the league title his first season. However, he was unable to prevent them from losing out to Barcelona in the Champions League last 16. This season he has been reunited with former Celtic manager Neil Lennon in Aberdeen. The Dons are hoping that having him on board will help them challenge for the top spot in the Premiership.
He has also had previous experience of coaching after leaving school at 15 to work with his father's football team in Lincoln. After finishing his career in 2003, he went on to gain several caps for Scotland before moving to Glasgow to play for Celtic.
What does this mean for Celtic? With Brown joining Aberdeen, there is now an opening left on the squad list for new signings. If any other clubs make an offer for him, then Celtic would have to decide whether or not to sell him.
Scott Brown has stated that the uncertainty around a new manager is the reason he is quitting Celtic at the end of the season. With the arrival of Stephen Glass, the Parkhead captain turned down a one-year agreement to join Aberdeen as a player/assistant coach. "I've decided to leave Celtic at the end of the season," said Brown. "It's been an amazing six years but I feel it's time for a change."
He added: "Celtic have been fantastic to me and my family, but when you're playing for such a great club you want to be sure about what lies ahead. I'm looking forward to finishing on a high and helping Aberdeen achieve their goals this season.
"My main aim will be to get into management and work with some more talented players than myself!"
Brown joined Celtic in 2009 after being released by Manchester United where he was a regular in Roy Hodgson's side that won the FA Cup in 2008. He made his debut in a 2-1 win over Inverness CT and scored his first goal for the club in a 4-0 victory over St Johnstone.
The 25-year-old went on to make 142 appearances for Celtic, scoring 24 goals before moving to Aberdeen this summer. He will finish his career with Aberdeen having made seven appearances for the Dons so far this season.