‘Deadpool’ and Wrexham’s Ryan Reynolds Has Already Chosen His Favorite Between Messi and Ronaldo

Published 07/22/2023, 9:00 PM EDT

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Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds and his friend Rob McElhenney have been making waves recently with their acquisition of Wrexham AFC, a Welsh football club. Their significant investment in the team has resulted in them moving up the soccer ladder significantly. However, when asked about one of football’s prominent debates, what was their response? Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo? It appears that both had the same preference!

In a chat with Sports Illustrated, Reynolds and McElhenney discussed their impact on Wrexham AFC, a soccer club that was previously stuck in the fifth-tier league but now has a chance to move up to the National League. Next, was a question to weigh in on the fiery debate between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Who is the better player?

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Ryan Reynolds quickly acknowledged the incredible talent of both athletes, describing them as “unbelievable athletes.” However, when it came down to choosing one over the other, they agreed: Lionel Messi. The duo perhaps knew the repercussions of their statement throughout the soccer fandom!

This revelation is bound to ignite discussions among fans. Messi and Ronaldo have both dominated the sport for over a decade, fueling debates about who is superior. It is always fascinating to hear insights from those involved in football, and Reynolds and McElhenney’s choice will undoubtedly add fuel to the fire. It is worth noting that Ryan Reynolds also wished for Gareth Bale as an option too!

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However, a fan theory is thus ignited by Messi playing for Wrexham. Although it may sound weird, it is not entirely impossible!

Can Ryan Reynolds sign Messi onto Wrexham AFC?

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Ryan Reynolds showcased his star influence by joining the Alpine F1 deal without spending a penny personally. So can he use his star power to rope in Messi for Wrexham? The possibility of it may sound far-fetched. The chances of the Argentine legend ever joining Wrexham are calculated at 250/11. Still, they are not zero!

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However, devoted Wrexham fans acknowledge that bringing Lionel Messi to the club is nearly impossible. Messi made his debut for Inter Miami on July 21 2023 in a thrilling match against Cruz Azul for the Leagues Cup. His debut attracted numerous renowned celebrities, such as LeBron James, Serena Williams, Tom Brady, and Kim Kardashian. In a display of skill in his first game, for Inter Miami, he scored a remarkable game-winning goal from a free kick. Consequently, while the idea of Messi joining Wrexham might be entertaining for fans to entertain, it remains highly improbable.

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What did you think of Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney’s choice of Messi for Wrexham? Do you think that Reynolds will ever be able to sign Messi onto Wrexham? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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Imteshal Karim

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Imteshal Karim is a Hollywood News reporter at NetflixJunkie. With a penchant for writing in multiple forms, he is a published writer with his works published in anthologies. A star at his college’s writing competitions, he loves telling a good story and hopes to tell impactful ones about the unexplored side of the Entertainment industry.

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