Paul Rudd drinks beer and chants with fans at Wrexham pub

The Hollywood star is drinking with fans in Wrexham Credit: @UpTheTownShow/Twitter

Movie star Paul Rudd was spotted in a pub in Wrexham before a crunch match for the city’s Hollywood-owned football club.

Images shared on social media showed the Ant-Man star drinking beer and singing songs with Wrexham AFC fans at the Turf next to the town’s Racecourse Ground before the club’s pivotal National League game against Boreham Wood on Saturday.

A victory secured the Welsh club promotion to League Two after a 15-year hiatus, leaving owners Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney in tears.

The club has attracted worldwide attention since Reynolds and McElhenney's takeover - and now, even a local pub has had a sprinkle of Hollywood stardom.

Rudd drank beer and sang songs in the Turf Credit: @UpTheTownShow/Twitter

Paul Novielli, a fan from Kentucky, the US, on his fourth trip to Wrexham, took a selfie with Rudd and a fan from Canada, named Sandy, at the Turf.

He described the Anchorman star as “super nice”.

“(I) just said hi, can you take a picture he said yeah… I asked if he’s having a good time and he said ‘amazing’,” the 37-year-old said.

Mr Novielli - who runs a podcast called Up The Town dedicated to Wrexham AFC - said Rudd joined in with songs, including Super Paul Mullin and Allez Allez Allez, at the pub as he shared drinks with fans.

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“He sat with (the owner) Wayne (Jones) from the Turf for a bit and did some sing songs,” Mr Novielle added.

“(He) engaged with a lot of people, took pictures – he was super nice.”

Wrexham's match against Boreham Wood is one of its biggest matches in its 158-year history as it looks to end a long-awaited return to the Football League.

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