There are several places fans would expect to see Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds – on the big screen, on the red carpet or online, trolling his wife, Blake Lively, on Instagram – but probably not pitch-side in Wales, watching Wrexham FC lose 3-2 to Maidenhead United.
However locals wouldn't have been surprised to spot the Deadpool star in the stands because they'd be well aware that in February this year he and fellow actor Rob McElhenney bought the Welsh club for £2million (R42m) .
It was the first time the pair had attended a match played by their club.
“We’ve been surprised how emotionally invested my friends and family are in this. It’s something incredibly contagious," Ryan said at a press conference after the match.
“It’s been tough as it’s been a year plus [since making their bid to buy Wrexham in September 2020] watching from afar and following on social media. I don’t profess to be a football expert, but I see the beauty of the fan and I see it through others.
"We'd be lying if the dream wasn’t the Premier League. We want to get back in the [British] Football League and continue our way upwards.”
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He was spotted at another game later in the week, where he watched his team play to 1-1 draw against Torquay.
Ahead of the Torquay match, Wrexham FC shared a video of Ryan and Rob, who is the creator and star of the series It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia, walking out to a raucous reception from the home crowd.
The actor is making good use of his spare time after his recent announcement that he is taking a sabbatical from acting.
In a lengthy Instagram post, Reynolds hinted he would be spending more time with his kids and his wife of nine years, Blake Lively.
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Being a dad to three daughters, James (5), Inez (4) and Betty (2), is something he says he "never in a million years would have imagined. I come from all boys. I have three older brothers. I’m the youngest of four boys so for me to have three daughters has been such a ride and I love every second of it".
The devoted dad has said that leaving the house to go away for movie shoots had been getting tougher as his girls were growing up.
“It gets a lot harder when they ask, ‘Where are you going? When are you coming home? Why are you leaving me?'"
Sources: mirror.co.uk, talksport.com, news.sky.com, usmagazine.com, cosmopolitan.com