Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney have gone to their first Wrexham recreation since they took over the soccer membership in February.
The Hollywood stars have been at York Highway stadium on Tuesday night to look at the facet’s away match in opposition to Maidenhead United within the Nationwide League. The Berkshire workforce gained the conflict 3-2.
The Deadpool actor and It is At all times Sunny in Philadelphia creator took 100% management of the Welsh membership from the Wrexham Supporters Belief (WST) in February, months after the bid was accepted by followers.
The pair additionally invested £2m into the membership as a part of the takeover deal.
Wrexham fan Andy Gilpin stated their look was surprising and had “given supporters a lift”, including: “To see them right here was simply superb.”
“It is a very low-key floor, and to see two Hollywood stars there… we have been simply gobsmacked,” he stated.
He stated Reynolds and McElhenney waved to followers, who knew the celebs had landed within the space about six hours earlier than however thought the sport would most likely be too far for them to attend.
“It is fairly a press release to come back right here to Maidenhead away,” he stated, including: “It exhibits that they imply enterprise.”
Reynolds beforehand instructed Sky Information his takeover of the membership is “the position of a lifetime” – and guaranteed British followers of the one phrase he positively would not be utilizing in the case of his new workforce.
“I would not dare name it soccer,” he stated. “I care about my well-being sufficient to not name it soccer.”
In August, he stated COVID-19 had prevented him and McElhenney from visiting Wrexham however stated they’d plans to take action.
He spoke of “wanting to soak up as a lot of the legacy as we will of the membership and Wrexham”, including that he was “excited” to go to the city.
Each Reynolds and McElhenney are set to look in an access-all-areas docu-series concerning the membership, known as Welcome To Wrexham, following the highs and lows of their first two seasons.
The membership had been fan-owned for nearly 10 years, and had not been trying to promote up when it was approached by an middleman a couple of deal.
Nevertheless, members quickly modified their minds after they learnt it was Reynolds and McElhenney that have been .
Wrexham are presently eleventh within the Nationwide League.