Ryan Reynolds breaks into Wrexham press conference to demand special gift from his own players
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It really was a Hollywood fairytale last night, as Wrexham got promoted to the football league after a 3-1 victory over Boreham Wood.
After an intense battle all season, the Welsh side managed to pip Notts County to the title, with fans going wild at the full-time whistle.
And that's certainly no surprise, as yesterday's result ensured Wrexham would be playing in the football league for the first time in 15 years.
The celebrations continued into the night, in what was a big moment for the town.
And it was made even more special by the fact the club are owned by two unlikely Hollywood stars.
Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenny have been a hit with fans since they took Wrexham over in late 2020.
Both of the Hollywood A-listers were in attendance for the game last night, and could be seen rather emotional at the full time whistle.
After the match, while some of the Wrexham players were on media duties, Ryan Reynolds broke in to a press conference to demand a rather special gift from his fans.
Elliot Lee and Ben Foster were on the post-game media duties, when they were interrupted halfway through by the co-owner.
"Foster - jersey, now," Reynolds said. Foster then warned the Deadpool actor that the shirt might not be the most pleasant, considering he had just done a 90-minute football match in it.
Nonetheless, Reynolds took the shirt and also turned to Lee and asked for his shirt as well.
The actor was then asked by a journalist if he plans to sell the shirts on eBay, to which Ryan jokingly responded: "Listen, I work in show business, we've fallen on hard times."
At the time Reynolds and McElhenny purchased Wrexham, many football fans asked the question why and wondered whether it was just a big PR stunt.
But the pair are certainly much-loved by the fans, and even the whole community.
There's even been a hit Disney+ documentary series made about it all, with fans thrown into the spotlight and the club going global.
As a result of the meteoric rise, Reynolds and McElhenny were recently awarded the freedom of the city.
At the event, Reynolds said, as per the BBC: "I think back to that first moment. We were on Zoom speaking to the Wrexham Supporters' Trust and I don't think I have ever been as nervy as I was in that exact moment.
"I'm so touched I get to be a part of this story. I know that we are here so that you guys can thank us for some reason, but I feel like it is the other way around.
"We want to thank you for what you have given us. Words are too clumsy to quantify what it means to me."