Rangers' revival can stop Celtic's 10 in a row and is good for Scottish football says celebrity fan and WWE world champion Drew McIntyre

WWE world champion Drew McIntyre gets annoyed when he hears American ‘soccer’ fans discussing the beautiful game in Scotland with all the wrong terminology – but he is pleased they’re talking about the national sport again.

Drew McIntyre is WWE champion for the second time after winning his bout with Randy Orton on Monday night

McIntyre is a self-confessed Rangers fan and says the revival of his team has piqued the interest of soccer fans stateside again – even if they use all the wrong phrases.

After winning his own world title on Monday going in to Sunday’s Survivor Series event on WWE network, the 6’5” wrestler from Ayr reckons more titles are on the way – but for his team.

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He told The Scotsman: “There will be no ten in a row. Every so often a team will get to nine - no-one gets ten, that’s the rule.

"This season Rangers are back at a level competing and this is an exciting year - for Rangers fans, but also Scottish football.

“I’ve been over in America a long time and when people talk about Scottish football all they know is Rangers and Celtic – not Partick Thistle or Motherwell – so it is important they get back competitive. That’s what will keep it healthy and not turning into the Irish league.

“Americans don’t have the football terminology and it annoys me - but I don’t care so long as they’re talking about Scottish football. They’re doing that again now.”

McIntyre regained his organisation’s top prize on Monday while sending support to Steve Clarke and Scotland during his match.

Rangers fan McIntyre is hoping his is not the only title to be celebrating. He fights Roman Reigns on Sunday at Survivor Series on WWE Network

And he’s eyeing up more success. He added: “Rangers win the league, Scotland at the Euros and me keeping this belt - yessir that’d do!”

Drew McIntyre faces Roman Reigns this Sunday at Survivor Series on WWE Network

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