Jimmy was diagnosed with Motor Neurone disease, a disease that destroys your brain's ability to send nerve messages and wastes your muscles away. After his diagnosis, he became an active campaigner for raising awareness of the disease.
The wee man sadly died at 6am GMT on Monday the 13th March 2006. He will be sadly missed by all.
Jimmy Johnstone (Jinky) - Greatest Ever Celt - R.I.P wee man