Hollywood goes to Maidenhead! Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney jet in to look at fifth-tier Wrexham for the first time considering that the actors bought the football group again in February
Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney acquired a first flavor of lifestyle as a football owner as they jetted in to the British isles and went to straight to Maidenhead to look at Wrexham’s newest match.
Sportsmail reported that the Hollywood pair would be travelling about from the United States this 7 days to look at their first match considering that purchasing the club in February.
They arrived minutes just before kick-off to a barrage of digicam flashes and were being meticulously escorted into their seats by an in depth protection group.
McElhenney sported a puffy Wrexham jacket, accompanied by a Wrexham AFC snapback hat, when Reynolds selected a navy coat and a darker overcoat for the cold Tuesday night time match.
Ryan Reynolds (left) and Rob McElhenney (ideal) touched down in the British isles to see their first video game as homeowners of Wrexham AFC on Tuesday – an absent league video game at Maidenhead United
The Hollywood pair took their position at Maidenhead United’s York Street stadium for the game
Items acquired off to a rocky get started for the Hollywood stars as Kane Ferdinand set Maidenhead United forward on the crack to make it 1-. Two minutes afterwards items went badly wrong when Maidenhead scored once more to make it two-.
When winger Bryce Hosannah was revealed a straight crimson card to lower Wrexham to ten males it appeared it was a nightmare visit for the homeowners but like all very good Hollywood movies there was a great deal of drama to appear.
Even with just one player fewer Wrexham were being keen to impress the actors in the stands and star striker Paul Mullin diminished the deficit to make it two-1 just before fifty percent-time.
When the video game restarted in the second fifty percent neighborhood Wrexham hero Jordan Davies made it two-two with a beautiful aim from twenty five yards out and the homeowners were being noticed high-fiving in delight.
Quite a few expected that match to be Saturday’s visit from Torquay United but they pulled a shock by turning up at Maidenhead’s York Street stadium.
The pair will visit the Racecourse Ground for the first time on Saturday towards Torquay United
Reynolds and McElhenney have been established to make their first visit collectively, fairly than separately, but due to their schedules it proved challenging.
Journey strategies from the United States and Canada thwarted a past try past time.
But with Reynolds past 7 days saying he is having a sabbatical adhering to conclusion of filming impending Christmas film Spirited, and McElhenney concluded with time fifteen of his present It is Generally Sunny in Philadelphia, a hole appeared for them to visit on Tuesday night time.
It has been a mixed get started to the time for Wrexham, managed by former Bolton and Sunderland manager Phil Parkinson, as they sit eleventh, 13 adrift of league leaders Grimsby City.
Reynolds and McElhenney sealed their takeover of the Countrywide League aspect again in February, purchasing it from the Wrexham Supporters’ Rely on.
Reynolds and McElhenney are transforming the fifth tier football aspect into a ‘global force’
They immediately invested £2million into the club and their profile as co-chairmen has noticed sponsors such as TikTok and Expedia brought in as official partners.
Questioned why he acquired involved, Reynolds advised The Telegraph: ‘I am happy to say it was never a joke.
‘We just take the growing and making of each Wrexham AFC and Wrexham the group very severely.
‘In a city like Wrexham, if the football club is likely to do very effectively, the group has to do very effectively.’