Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are now the proud owners of a UK football team. The Deadpool star and It’s Always Sunny creator have officially been given approval by the UK government to buy the local club Wrexham, according to Deadline.
Reynolds and McElhenney bought the lower-tier club because they saw potential in its future growth. Wrexham director Spencer Harris said, “They’re really interested in taking something with real potential, which this club has, investing in it, molding it, and watching it grow.”
In a statement, Wrexham confirmed that Reynolds and McElhenney made a£2 million equity investment in the club as part of the buyout. £50,000 of that will go toward helping expand the women’s football program.
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