Ryan Reynolds surprises Wrexham football kids with new kits

Actor Ryan Reynolds re-equips the United of Wrexham FC children’s team. She thanks the “Deadpool” star with a special gesture.


the essentials in brief

  • Ryan Reynolds has provided jerseys for the FC United of Wrexham children’s team.
  • The actor donated around 1,800 francs to the association.

Ryan Reynolds (46) has supported the FC United of Wrexham children’s football team with a donation of 1,600 pounds (about 1,800 francs). The team should use the money to buy new jerseys. “Have fun with the new uniforms!” Wishes the actor, according to a tweet.

Reynolds also sent a video message to a team member who recently lost his father. “I heard a little bit of your story and wanted to tell you that you really inspire me, mate,” he said in the clip. The Hollywood star added, “Can’t wait to see you in your new jersey and to meet you in person one day Keegan.”

The 11-year-old’s mother, who started the Reynolds-sponsored fundraiser, can’t believe her luck. “I know how much this money means for the club and the boys. Happy is an understatement,” she said, according to Sky News.

Wrexham honors Ryan Reynolds with jersey

To say thank you for the generous donation, FC United of Wrexham came up with something special: “As a sign of appreciation”, the team plans to add the “Deadpool” logo to the sleeves of the new jersey, as she writes on Twitter.

Ryan Reynolds’ commitment to the club is no coincidence: the “Deadpool” star bought the Welsh football club in 2020 together with his fellow actor Rob McElhenney (45). The takeover and the subsequent struggle for promotion were documented in the “Welcome to Wrexham” series.

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