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“Call Them a C***” – Wrexham Owners Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney ‘Actually Enjoyed’ the Abuse From Fans in the First Game They Attended

Published 12/23/2022, 11:33 AM EST

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Humphrey Ker has revealed how Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney enjoyed the abuse from fans in their first game. In 2021, Ryan Reynolds surprised everyone when he bought a soccer English Club named Wrexham AFC along alongside fellow actor Rob McElhenney.

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This definitely came as a surprise and they took over full control of the club in February 2022. Since then, both actors have gone to see most of the matches of their team to show support and cheer for their players. However, it seems that their first game was not received well by the fans.

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Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney’s reactions to abuse from fans

Humphrey Ker, who is a comedian and writer, revealed that the two actors were enjoying the abuse that they were getting from the fans. Kerr said that he- “had to explain that no matter how successful the team is, someone will come up to them and call them a c**”. Ker then went on to add: “The first game they attended at Maidenhead they received abuse, and I think they actually enjoyed it.” 

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It is not clear why Reynolds and McElhenney would enjoy being called offensive names. But it is possible that they see it as a sign of the passion of the fans. It is certainly unusual for owners of a football club to enjoy being abused by fans. But it seems that Reynolds and McElhenney are just happy to be involved with the club.

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Either way, it is clear that they are not put off by the abuse and are still fully committed to the club.

Why the duo bought Wrexham AFC?

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When Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney bought Wrexham AFC, a historic but underperforming English soccer club, they set tongues wagging. Why would two Hollywood A-listers invest in a team that’s currently in the fifth division of the English soccer league?

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The short answer is that they believe in the team’s potential and want to help it reach its full potential. As the third oldest soccer club in the world, Wrexham AFC has a rich history. But recent years have been tough for the club, and it has struggled to stay competitive. Hopefully, their involvement will help to improve the fortunes of the team.

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Saransh Chauhan

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Saransh Chauhan is a Soccer Writer at EssentiallySports. He has an open-minded set of interests, from soccer and video games to anime and music. As an avid gamer, he enjoys playing all genres of video games.

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