Hollywood stars complete takeover of Welsh club Wrexham

Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney have finished a $2.five million takeover of Welsh football membership Wrexham

“That is actually taking place,” Reynolds stated at finish of a brief video pronouncing the acquisition of Wrexham.

“You might have by no means heard of Wrexham, the Racecourse Flooring or (sponsor) Ifor Williams,” Reynolds stated, hanging on a Welsh accessory, “however you are going to.”

Reynolds is a Canadian-born actor best possible recognized for starring within the “Deadpool” films. McElhenney, a pal of Reynolds, is an American actor and director who was once the writer of TV display “It’s All the time Sunny in Philadelphia.”

Wrexham, which has been a fan-owned membership since 2011, stated the “RR McReynolds Corporate” will take 100% keep an eye on — topic to affirmation via football government — following a vote amongst supporters.

“As Wrexham supporters, we wish to want them the easiest of success answerable for our soccer membership and stay up for what the longer term brings,” the membership’s supporters’ consider stated.

The Nationwide League — the department through which Wrexham performs — has but to begin its season as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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