Rangers legend Ally McCoist reveals he met Prince William on a flight to Aberdeen – after HRH pinched his seat

RANGERS soccer legend Ally McCoist has revealed that he as soon as ran into Prince William on a flight to Aberdeen – after HRH stole his seat.

The 59-year-old Scot recounted the weird encounter this morning whereas internet hosting his talkSPORT Breakfast radio present with fellow presenter Laura Woods.

The footie pundit, who splits his time between London and Scotland, mentioned: “Did I let you know that story concerning the time I used to be flying as much as Aberdeen and the man sitting in entrance of me turned spherical to say hiya?

Ally McCoist is now a co-commentator for ITV in addition to internet hosting a radio present. Credit score: Ally McCoist/Instagram

“I promise you, it was Prince William.

“I’ve walked in and there was someone sitting in my seat on the flight to Aberdeen and the man was sitting on my seat.

“He mentioned ‘Would you thoughts sitting behind me?’ and I mentioned ‘completely no downside’.

“I sat down, simply went on the flight and once we landed in Aberdeen a head got here by means of the center of the 2 seats and it was Prince William.

Laura Woods and Ally McCoist
Laura and Ally co-host the talkSPORT Breakfast present. Credit score: Laura Woods/Instagram

“He mentioned ‘thanks very a lot for that’ and I mentioned ‘oh, not an issue in any respect, sir’.”

Woods, 34, was left shocked by McCoist’s admission and gasped earlier than saying: “Wow.

“Did he recognise you?”

McCoist replied: “Yeah, then we had a wee chat about John McGinn and Aston Villa imagine it or not as a result of he’s a Villa man.

“He went down, jumped right into a Vary Rover and away he went, didn’t even provide me a raise, I received a bus into Inverness.”

Social media customers had been left in stitches by McCoist’s story and had been fast to let him know.

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One mentioned: “Cherished this story on my drive into work, can’t beat an Ally story.”

One other wrote: “Stunning that he by no means provided Tremendous a raise.”

A 3rd mentioned: “UTV (up the Villa).”

McCoist is Rangers all time high goal-scorer with 355 objectives.

He has discovered a brand new legion of followers along with his commentary in the course of the 2018 World Cup finals alongside Jon Champion.

Prince William is commonly noticed at Villa Park cheering on Aston Villa and is the President of the Soccer Affiliation.