The Catalan star says that everyone love Scotland but he says competition will be different if they were not there.
The 36 year old made his debut for hi club and for his country in1998, then the last time Scotland qualify for the world cup.
The Spanish midfielder has spoken of his unlikely impulsive for Tartan Army, and he also added that the world cup would not be same without the Scotland.
He has this kind of affection for Scotland because he plays his football at Celtic Park, and he hopes the Tartan Army can continue their run outlaw from the big stag at Russia 2018.
He told that: “I grew up with Scotland at major tournaments. It is sad for the country that it has been so long since they were there.
“We played Scotland at Hampden a few years ago but I wasn’t playing. I was injured but I remember it was a fantastic game.
“Everyone loves Scotland. I would love to see them make it back to a major tournament in 2018. The fans and the players are so passionate about the game.
In 2012 the Scottish giants Celtic defeated Barcelona in their 2012 Champions league match, and he believes that it gives the Bhoys a chance in European game.
The Spanish legend is now playing for Qatari side Al Sadd, he is the ambassador for Qatar 2022 world cup.