FILE - This Oct. 3, 2019 file photo shows Ryan Reynolds at New York Comic Con.
Hollywood actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are officially the new owners of Welsh soccer club Wrexham, according to a formal takeover announcement Wednesday Feb. 10, 2021, (AP Photo/Steve Luciano, File)WREXHAM – Hollywood actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are officially the new owners of Welsh club Wrexham, the third-oldest professional team in soccer.
The announcement late Tuesday was a formality because the takeover was approved in November.
The new owners have big plans for Wrexham, which plays in the fifth tier of English soccer, and announced a $2.7 million equity investment.
Formed in 1864, Wrexham had been a fan-owned club since 2011.