Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are making an audacious — and really public — bid to entice Gareth Bale out of retirement to play a season at Wrexham.
Bale, a Wales nice who retired after the World Cup at age 33, provided his congratulations to Wrexham’s movie star house owners following the workforce’s promotion to the fourth tier of English soccer on the weekend.
In a response to Bale’s video message, McElhenney wrote on Twitter: “Hey Gareth Bale let’s play golf, the place I completely gained’t spend 4 hours making an attempt to persuade you to un-retire for one final magical season.”
Bale, a passionate golfer in his spare time, replied “Relies upon what course…” He additionally tagged within the R&A, which organizes the British Open from its base on the dwelling of golf in St. Andrews, Scotland.
Reynolds weighed in on Wednesday, tweeting: “I’ll shave a professional-grade golf course into Rob’s again should you’ll give Wrexham a season.”
The pursuit of Bale appears a protracted shot, given he’s three months into retirement, has by no means performed at such a low stage in soccer and would probably command an enormous wage. He additionally was born in Cardiff in south Wales, whereas Wrexham is predicated within the north of the principality.
McElhenney and Reynolds are dreamers, although. Simply take a look at what they’re doing at Wrexham, a membership on its knees earlier than the 2021 takeover of the A-listers.
The house owners have been in tears after Wrexham beat Boreham Wooden 3-1 on Saturday to clinch computerized promotion from the Nationwide League.