A Philly man, a Canadian and a king meet to speak soccer. It isn’t the pitch for an unlikely buddy comedy, however the results of King Charles III’s journey to Wales on Friday.
The British monarch and Camilla, the Queen Consort, visited Wales on Friday and the royal couple attended a ceremony at St. Giles Church in Wrexham, Wales. They had been there to commemorate Wrexham incomes “metropolis standing” throughout Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee celebration earlier in 2022.
The go to led to some surreal photos when King Charles III arrived at The Racecourse Floor, dwelling of Wrexham AFC. There he met the membership’s well-known homeowners: Actor Ryan Reynolds, the star of “Deadpool,” and Rob McElhenney, the creator and star of the FX TV collection “It is All the time Sunny in Philadelphia.”
Reynolds, from Vanouver, and McElhenney, from Philadelphia, made the northern Welsh metropolis recognized exterior of the UK once they bought Wrexham AFC in 2021. The membership, which completed 2nd within the Nationwide League of English Soccer in 2021-22, has had its ups and downs coated within the docuseries “Welcome to Wrexham.”
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Reynolds stated that he and McElhenney needed to raise the membership and the town.
“Having the king pay a go to is actually one solution to do it, that is for certain,” he instructed Reuters.