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EXCLUSIVE | Two Hollywood stars buy struggling football club – Ryan Reynolds tells us what happened next

Wrexham owner and Hollywood actor Ryan Reynolds on the touchline after the final whistle during the Buildbase FA Trophy Final between Bromley and Wrexham at Wembley Stadium on May 22, 2022 in London, England. (Photo: Eddie Keogh – The FA/The FA via Getty Images)

News24’s Herman Elof meets Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds to learn more about the football club he bought with Rob McElhenney and the new series documenting their journey.

Shaun Winter is a painter in Wrexham, Wales. When it comes to his daily life, the divorced father of two doesn’t have much to look forward to. Even the color he paints on the walls in even layers is a bland magnolia white.

But there is one thing that makes his heart beat and he feels alive. It’s the local football club. When Wrexham AFC, Wales’ oldest football club, take to the pitch, Shaun and his sons are there to watch. While pledging their unwavering support, they are also creating vital memories that will last forever, just like Shaun and his father did years ago.

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