“It was a privilege” – Ryan Reynolds Reveals Why He Rubbed This Wrexham AFC Player’s Feet

Published 08/08/2023, 2:40 PM EDT

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Banter is an international standard on all football fields, especially if one of that field’s owners is the comical Deadpool actor, Ryan Reynolds. But it is the off-field camaraderie between players and their team’s managers that tends to be most amusing to their fans. Known for his quick wit and sharp tongue, Reynolds is the top contender for who throws the most friendly punches at Wrexham AFC. Not a day goes by that the Canadian actor’s social media is devoid of quips for his co-workers or family.

But there is one player with whom the 46-year-old loves doing a friendly tango of words. And a recent incident with that very player gave Reynolds the perfect opening to slide in a sarcastic remark.

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In an interview with Sky Sports posted to Instagram, McElhenney and Reynolds spoke about their star striker’s recent injury. They revealed that when Paul Mullin got injured during the club’s friendly match with Manchester United, he had to stay back in the US to rest and recover. Visiting him there, Reynolds was requested by Mullin to rub his “golden foot.” And when McElhenney inquired if the father of four complied with his wishes, he retorted with an “Of course, it was a privilege!

 

 

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Although there is no way to know if the incident actually happened, his smirk while he answered the question leads us to believe he may have exaggerated a little. Nonetheless, fans do not doubt that the Free Guy actor would go to any lengths to make his players happy.

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But Paul Mullin is not the only Wrexham team member who recently made a request to its owners. After their recent defeat to MK Dons, the club is forging a new strategy that rests upon its owners’ shoulders.

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On the eve of August 5th, Wrexham was set to take on MK Dons in their comeback to EFL after over a decade! Alas, even the presence of Wolverine cheering them on from the stands could not help the club as they lost the match. Seeing this, the club’s manager sat down with its owners to request them to bring in a couple more transfers for the season.

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The move could prove crucial for the club, which has been struggling with injured players and freshers’ luck. And since the window for transfers closes in less than a month, both Reynolds and McElhenney will have to move fast to secure new players.

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Ibadat Kaur

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Ibadat Kaur is an entertainment writer at Netflix Junkie. Her love for Narcos & Pedro Pascal is what brought her to the world of entertainment news. She has immense love for historical and investigative documentaries on people and cultural practices.

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