Wrexham stars were left 'cracking up' by Will Ferrell in treatment room

Published date18 April 2024
Publication titleDaily Mirror, The: Web Edition Articles (London, England)
The 'Anchorman' superstar's impromptu visit to the North Wales club's home ground was the latest in a long line of staggering occurrences involving the team. After being taken over by co-chairmen Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney, the Red Dragons have been transformed, with their rise having been accompanied by newfound worldwide stardom

The unexpected appearance of Ferrell took place back in February of 2023 during the club's successful National League promotion push. Attending Wrexham's clash with Wealdstone FC, the 'Elf' funnyman was witness to a 3-1 home victory, having watched on from the terraces following a trip to the famed Turf Pub.

Footage from the ' Welcome to Wrexham' docuseries also showed that the comedian visited the team's treatment room within the stadium during his visit. Now, the League Two side's stopper Howard has reflected on the episode, as he recalled to OLGB: "I’ve watched Ryan’s films. I had done that though before I joined Wrexham as I'm a big film buff.

"You watch Deadpool, these hugely popular films, but you don’t see him as this Hollywood superstar," he said of owner Reynolds, before recounting the times when he has had the privilege of meeting Hollywood royalty on other occasions. "There’s been a few famous faces I’ve met. Actors Charlie Day and Will Ferrell have come in.

"To meet Will was amazing. I remember myself and teammate Elliott Lee were in the physio room having some treatment and Will came in and we were soon cracking up. He’s so funny," he recounted, adding: "Hugh Jackman also came in. We are quite used to it now with some...

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