RANGERS legend Ally McCoist has stepped into the world of social media in 2020 - by joining Instagram.

The 57-year-old has already acquired more than 17,000 followers since opening the account today.

He posted a picture with fellow commentator Jon Champion and said: "Instagram - it's a pleasure to be here!

"Happy New Year everyone - hope 2020 is a champion year for you all."

His move to the platform has received a celeb approval with former Rangers stars Nacho Novo and Kris Boyd among his followers as well as singer Amy MacDonald. 

McCoist played for Rangers for more than a decade in the eighties and nineties. Today he is a TV and radio broadcaster appearing on both BT Sport and TalkSport. 

His move to Instagram was lapped up by Rangers fans. 

One said: "Welcome super Ally."

Another added: "Welcome to Instagram, legend."

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👋🏼 Instagram - it’s a pleasure to be here! Happy New Year everyone - hope 2020 is a Champion year for you all. 👍🏼

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Kris Boyd also confirmed the news on his Instagram saying: "It's also time to announce that super Ally has joined Instagram."

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Good game of 6’s and another victory ⚽️😜 followed by a work out with our favourite machine in the gym💪🏻.... Its also time to announce super ally has joined Instagram @allymccoist9

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