WWE star Drew McIntyre kisses Scottish soil after landing at Glasgow Airport for first visit in two years

WWE star Drew McIntyre kissed Scottish soil after landing at Glasgow Airport for the first time in two years – then made a joke about disinfecting his lips.

Real name Scottish wrestling star Andrew McLean Galloway IV is a two-time WWE Champion, once NXT Champion, once WWE Intercontinental Champion and two-time WWE Tag Team Champion.

WWE Drew Mcintyre arrives at Glasgow Airport

Born in Ayr, the 36-year-old, with a master’s degree in criminology from the Caledonian University of Glasgow, has spent most of his working life in the United States since 2007, returning to the United Kingdom for a few fights. between the two.

He was unable to return to Scotland during the coronavirus pandemic, but appears in four shows with WWE as part of a tour, including a date at SSE Hydro in Glasgow on Wednesday September 22.

The star was caught on camera by those around him arriving at Glasgow Airport and walking through the terminal.

As soon as he was outside, he fell on his knees to kiss the street.

Emotional Drew McIntyre kisses the ground at Glasgow Airport

In reference to the movie Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves which sees actor Kevin Costner kissing the ground and saying “I’m home”, Drew decided to do the same in Scotland.

“Have you ever put on Robin Hood? It’s probably incredibly unhygienic but I haven’t been home for two years. I’m very excited.”

As he leans in to kiss the floor, he adds, “Home at last. I could use some disinfectant on my lips.”

He added: “I’m really excited to see my family, my three-year-old nephew, I’ve only seen him twice. He only knows me as the guy that comes out of TV so I’m very excited to see my whole family.

“It’s great to be back in Glasgow. There are so many important moments in my career that have happened here. You can’t imagine, after these last few days in Newcastle, London, Cardiff how much they have. been noisy.

“Glasgow will, I don’t know, maybe break the sound barrier.”

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