Cinema becomes more and more a pastime for Ryan Reynolds, whose entrepreneurial activity is expanding with the acquisition of the Welsh football team of Wrexham AFC.
The film career of Ryan Reynolds his professional activity is slowly becoming less interesting. He is co-owner and testimonial in hilarious commercials of the telephone operator Mint Mobile, he sold his shares of Aviation Gin, of which he remains consultant and testimonial, is constantly active in charitable operations including the latest initiative with Hugh Jackman it will benefit sick children of a Toronto hospital. The latest news of the Ryan Reynolds shrewd entrepreneur it’s about the world of football. The actor, together with his friend Rob McElhenney creator of the series It’s always sunny in Philadelphia, bought the football team of the Wrexham AFC competing in the National League, a semi-professional level of the English 5th football division (four levels below the Premier League).
The Wrexham has a very long sporting history. And the third oldest football club in the world, having been founded in 1864. From 2011 until a few days ago, a supporters association called the Wrexham Supporters Trust owned it. Reynolds e McElhenney presented to the association a purchase proposal with a sporting and economic renewal project of the company which includes the construction of a Tv series who follows the team and its managers, like All or Nothing: Manchester City its Prime Video O First Team: Juventus its Netflix. Faced with the proposal of the two Americans, the owner fans voted: 1801 yes, 29 no and 11 abstentions.
Below is the tweet from the official account of the Wrexham in which Ryan Reynolds e Rob McElhenney announce the successful acquisition of the company with the usual irony that distinguishes them, starting the message as if it were a commercial for IFor Williams Trailers, company that produces trailer carts for automobiles who is the sponsor of the team. The two will do everything to spend as much time as possible at the stadium Racecourse Ground and watch their team’s matches.
A message from our owners-elect…
— Wrexham AFC (@Wrexham_AFC) November 16, 2020