Hollywood superstars complete takeover of National League football club

Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds

Hollywood actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney have completed their takeover of Wrexham AFC – the Welsh National League football club.

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The duo have already announced that they will be investing £2m into the club, with a focus on growing women’s football.

In a statement, the paid stated: “It is a special day for the two of us to become the latest stewards in the long and storied history of Wrexham AFC. Together with the players, the staff, the fans and the local community, we can now pursue our goal to grow the team and return it to the EFL in front of increased attendances, and in an improved stadium, while making a positive difference to the wider community in Wrexham.

“Wrexham AFC is only in a position to thrive because of the incredible efforts of the Wrexham Supporters Trust. Their members are a fitting reflection of the integrity and spirit of the town and they will always have an important role at the club.”

The Deadpool and Always Sunny in Philadelphia announced the completion of the deal on Twitter – and have added a silent ‘W’ to the start of their names in honour of their new business venture.

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