Ex-Rangers and Aberdeen star David Robertson’s son Mason swapped the Blue Toon for AK-47s – and is now loving it

By davidwalker

As reported by sundaypost.com

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FORMER Aberdeen and Rangers full-back David Robertson won three Scotland caps.

That’s probably three more than his son, Mason, will ever achieve.

But the 24-year-old and his dad are currently going where few Scots have ever tread in an effort to further their careers.

India, where Robertson Senior is manager of Real Kashmir, and managed to convince his offspring to swop Peterhead for the adventure of a lifetime.

His old man had just led Kashmir to the I-League Second Division title to win promotion.

The club was only formed in 2016 to help bring together a community devastated by flooding.

As Mason was preparing for this season at Balmoor Stadium, he was offered full-time football in the top league of one of the world’s most-densely populated countries.

He took the plunge, but instantly regretted swapping the relatively gentile streets of the Blue Toon for the simmering, tension-filled alleyways of Srinagar.

Indeed, he reckoned he’d made the biggest mistake of his life!

But fast forward five months, and Mason believes it was the best decision he’s taken in his career.

He recalled: “I stepped off the plane and I just thought, ‘Oh no, what have I done?’

“Every second guy seemed to …read more