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Actor Ryan Reynolds looking to invest in Welsh soccer club

Actor Ryan Reynolds looking to invest in Welsh soccer club
Posted at 4:59 PM, Sep 23, 2020

WREXHAM, Wales (AP) — Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney could be getting into the soccer business. Wrexham is a Welsh team which plays in the fifth tier of English soccer.

It has revealed that Reynolds and McElhenney are the “two extremely well-known individuals” the club has previously said are interested in investing 2 million pounds ($2.5 million).

Reynolds is a Canadian-born actor best known for starring in the “Deadpool” movies.

Rob McElhenney
Rob McElhenney attends the season 12 premiere of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

McElhenney is a friend of Reynolds. He is an actor and director who was the creator of TV show “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.”

Wrexham has been a fan-owned clubs since 2011. Members of its supporters trust voted at a special general meeting in favor of allowing talks to start with Reynolds and McElhenney.