Since Ryan Reynolds and Its Always Sunny In Philadelphia star Rob McElhenney purchased the oldest soccer team, Wrexham Association Football Club. And fans are in awe of the efforts the duo put in to make Wrexham A.F.C. Time and again, they have been spotted attending various matches of the club. There is even a documentary series based on Wrexham, wherein the fans get an insight into the club’s important matches and events. And now, it seems like the people of Wrexham plan to express their gratitude to the owners.
Soon after the purchase of Wrexham, a docuseries based on the club made its way to our screens. Welcome to Wrexham on Disney+ has played a major role in promoting Welsh Soccer and has rapidly increased the club’s popularity. Furthermore, the show, apart from soccer, gave a glimpse of the Welsh culture. So how does the Welsh plan to thank Ryan and Rob as Wales heads into the World Cup? Let us find out.
Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney to receive a special award
Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are all set to receive a special award from the people of Wales. Thanks to the duo’s series Welcome To Wrexham, Welsh football has gained massive popularity. Furthermore, one of the episodes focused on Wales’ history and culture. And now, Welsh broadcaster SC4 will team up the Welsh Government and Football association of Wales to award the duo.
Ryan and Rob will be presented the award during the World New York Concert next month taking place in Times Square. As per CEO of Football association of Wales Noel Mooney, “The FAW are absolutely delighted to see Rob and Ryan recognized for their role in these special times for football in Cymru (Wales) and for Cymru’s growing place on the world stage.”
FULL-TIME | Boreham Wood 1-1 Wrexham AFC
Aaron Hayden's second-half equaliser ensures a share of the spoils after a resurgent performance after the break
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While Wales is all set for the FIFA World Cup taking place later this year, Wrexham ended a recent match against Boreham Wood in 1-1 draw, with Aaron Hayden scoring an equalizer that saved the club from a defeat. Meanwhile, Welcome to Wrexham is not short of comic scenes as it covers the legacy of this football club. For instance, you will even see the Deadpool actor’s hilarious moments captured in the documentary, along with a heartwarming cameo from his wife and kids.
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