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30th Apr 2024

Star-studded investment group ‘buys stake in Wrexham’ following promotion to League One

Nina McLaughlin

Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney aren’t the only stars in town any more…

Wrexham AFC are set for a new round of investment after their promotion to League One.

It comes alongside news that Wrexham owners Reynolds and McElhenney have bought a stake in Mexican team Club Necaxa.

Necaxa has previously seen investment from a group of stars that includes names such as Mesut Ozil, Odell Beckham Jr, Eva Longoria and Kate Upton.

Sportico reports that the same group have invested a 5% stake in Wrexham. This matches up with a recent filing from the club, which stated that 5% had been sold to one or more unspecified buyers, via Mail Online.

Variety reports that Reynolds and McElhenney have invested in Necaxa in order to try and grow its profile amid a heightened interest in sports streaming content.

The Mexican side is ninth place in Liga MX.

Actors Reynolds and McElhenney first entered the world of football back in 2020 when they purchased Wrexham AFC.

The pair have since gone on to gain the team promotions from the National League and League Two, and have chronicled some of the story in the documentary Welcome to Wrexham.

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