Hollywood star Paul Rudd and Wrexham fans hit the pub ahead of their crucial National League game on Saturday.
The 52-year-old Ant-Man actor was spotted drinking beers and singing with supporters at the Turf pub, near the town’s racetrack, ahead of the club’s clash with Boreham Wood.
Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds, who co-owns the club with actor Rob McElhenney, revealed how he was “very nervous” As he arrived to watch Wrexham fight to secure the three points and promotion from the Nations League.
Supporter Paul Novelli, traveling to Wrexham from Kentucky, USA for the fourth time, poses for a photo with Rudd and another fan, Sandy from Canada.
Mr Novieri described Rudd as “super friendly” after he happily posed for a photo.
“(I) was just saying hello, can you take a picture and he said yes … I asked him how he was and he said ‘great’,” the 37-year-old said.
The fan, who runs a podcast called Up The Town dedicated to Wrexham, said Rudd joined chants including Super Paul Mullin and Allez Allez Allez at the pub.
Mr Novielli added that he sat with bar owner Wayne Jones and “sang”.
“[He]hangs out with a lot of people, takes pictures – he’s very nice.”
Delighted fans shared their selfies on social media, with one post saying “Thank you Paul Rudd for the pic #OnlyinWrexham”.
“Please have a normal day in Wrexham,” wrote another, with a picture of Rudd holding a pint.
The RobRyanRed Wrexham AFC podcast tweeted footage of Rudd greeting supporters, wearing sunglasses and a baseball cap.
“Ant-Man meets Deadpool,” a fan posted on Instagram, showing Luther smiling and holding a pint aloft.
Victory would ensure the Welsh club progress to League Two, who have captured the world’s attention since Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney took over.
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