Unless you’ve been living under a rock then you no doubt have seen Ryan Reynold’s documentary on their purchase of the failing Welsh football club, Wrexham FC.
What’s likely to become a fairytale story on the club’s rise to the premier league, some of you will be asking how much the boys paid for the football club.
So, how much did Wrexham FC cost to buy?
Wrexham A.F.C. is a professional football club based in Wrexham, Wales. In February 2021, it was announced that the club had been sold to Hollywood actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney for a reported fee of £2 million ($2.78 million USD).
The purchase included both the football club and its stadium, the Racecourse Ground.
What league are Wrexham FC in?
Wrexham FC currently plays in the National League, which is the fifth tier of the English football league system.
Although the club is located in Wales, it plays in the English football league system because the National League includes teams from both England and Wales.
Let’s see if they make it to the Premier League. Imagine how much the club would be worth?!!
Why did Ryan Reynolds buy Wrexham FC?
Ryan Reynolds, along with fellow actor Rob McElhenney, purchased Wrexham FC in February 2021. The exact reasons behind their purchase are not entirely clear, as they have not shared their specific motivations publicly. However, in interviews, they have expressed their admiration for the history and community of the club and their desire to be a part of its future.
They have also stated that they see the purchase as an opportunity to not only invest in the club but also to contribute to the local community and to use the platform of the football club to promote positive change in the world.