Andy Robertson has made a name for himself in the English Premier League.
Ryan Gauld is one of the most exciting young talents to emerge from Scotland in recent years but even he admits he has work to do to reach the standard expected in Portugal.
SPFL transfer latest: Odegaard to Celtic deal still alive, Rangers take Hearts kid on trial, Ryan Gauld latest
Hearts are on the verge of completing the signing of a man who controlled Leo Messi at the World Cup, meanwhile one of the Tynecastle club's former players could be off to Rangers and Celtic's bid to sign Martin Odegaard on loan from Real Madrid is still alive.
Ryan Gauld's career developed one stage further last night as the youngster made his league debut for Sporting Lisbon.
Ryan Gauld netted a sensational volley as he registered his second goal in the colours of Sporting Lisbon on Sunday.
In this week's Scots abroad feature we take a look at the latest youngster to make the break into Gordon Strachan's Scotland squad.
Gordon Strachan has called up Stevie May and Ryan Gauld for the first time ahead of the Euro 2016 double header against Georgia and Poland, while Aberdeen defender Mark Reynolds maintains his place in the squad.
Did this summer signal the beginning of a new trend for young Scottish football talent?
Ryan Gauld grabbed his first two Scotland Under-21 goals in Differdange as Scotland ended their 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying campaign with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Luxembourg. Lewis Macleod was also on target for the Scots who finished third in Group 3 behind group winners Slovakia and second-placed Netherlands.