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Hollywood stars complete takeover of Welsh club Wrexham


November 15, 2020

Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney bought one of the world's oldest soccer teams on Monday and plan to document their first foray into the sport in a fly-on-the-wall TV show.

In a pinch-yourself moment for success-starved fans of Welsh club Wrexham, Reynolds and McElhenney completed a $2.5 million takeover of a team that plays in the fifth tier of the English game.

"This is really happening," Reynolds, a Canadian-born actor best known for starring in the "Deadpool" movies, said at end of a short video announcing the purchase of the 156-year-old club.

In a recent call with memb...

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