“I’m completely speechless”: Ryan Reynolds Goes Wild Post Wrexham Win After Football Club Nearly Broke His Marriage With Blake Lively

“I’m completely speechless”: Ryan Reynolds Goes Wild Post Wrexham Win After Football Club Nearly Broke His Marriage With Blake Lively
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In one of the most thrilling eras in the history of soccer, Wrexham has redefined the term “upset” time and again over the course of the past two years. For those who are still unfamiliar with the word, in sports, upset refers to a win secured by an underdog against a crowd favorite. And if not Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney’s soccer club, Wrexham, then what other team could be more worthy of being a physical representation of the term, and in the very best way possible?

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The continuous outpouring of love and humility toward the Welsh club and its two American celebrity owners has never been at such a peak as it is at this exact moment.

Wrexham wins against Coventry City
Wrexham AFC fans cheer on the underdog team

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Ryan Reynolds & Rob McElhenney Celebrate Wrexham Win

The celebrity co-owners of the world’s third-oldest professional soccer club, Wrexham AFC, Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney, have perhaps watched the most intense nail-biter of the 21st century as their infamous National League team knocks out Championship Coventry in the FA Cup in the most thrilling upset secured in the history of the game.

In the years since the Deadpool actor’s name has become a household favorite, it was seldom an occasion for Ryan Reynolds to admit he was struck speechless by something, until now. As such, celebratory posts that went out in succession after the Wrexham win witnessed Reynolds and McElhenney tweeting:

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The FX docuseries, Welcome to Wrexham, has been chronicling Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney’s 2020 buy and their following years of hardships, sweat, and tears that accompany the grandeur of owning a professional soccer club. The magnitude of the undertaking becomes manifold in its importance when one looks past the thrilling wins and the intense matches and realizes how the identity of the entire Welsh town and its residents rests and intersects with that of the club.

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The television sports drama docuseries debuted on FX in August 2022 with a rating of 90% on Rotten Tomatoes and is currently preparing for its second season launch.

Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds at a Wrexham match
Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds at a Wrexham match

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Wales Celebrates Wrexham Win Against Coventry in FA Cup

On the night of 7th January, in a historic moment defined by trials, tribulations, and everything in between, the underdog team of the modern century managed to win against the Championship side Coventry City in a heart-stopping and uproarious match in the FA Cup third round. The non-league team, Wrexham, now moves ahead to the fourth, accompanied by celebration and revelry that can be heard in the farthest corners of the world.

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Wrexham beats Coventry in epic 4-3 win
Wrexham beats Coventry in an epic 4-3 win

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It isn’t surprising that Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are not the only ones screaming, crying, and running up and down the place (metaphorically) in utter joy and exhilaration after the adrenaline refuses to wear off from the night before. The entire world watches transfixed as the underdog team currently contends to win its place in the EFL League Two division for the first time since 2008.

Wrexham will go up against Bromley next on 10th January 2023.

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Written by Diya Majumdar

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With a degree in Literature from Miranda House, Diya Majumdar now has nearly 1500 published articles on FandomWire. Her passion and profession both include dissecting the world of cinema while being a liberally opinionated person with an overbearing love for Monet, Edvard Munch, and Van Gogh. Other skills include being the proud owner of an obsessive collection of Spotify playlists.