‘Welcome to Wrexham’ Recap: Ryan Reynolds Offers Player His Lungs

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welcome to wrexham The season 3 premiere began with a recap of the second season finale – Wrexham AFC were officially promoted. english football league For the first time in 15 years.

As team co-chairman Ryan Reynolds And Rob McElhenney Team ready for first season in League Two, star player suffers serious injury paul mullen Were the players losing? Speed ​​during pre-season – and forced him to stay in the United States for two weeks.

“Rob was so kind, he offered Paul his house to stay,” Reynolds, 47, joked during the episode airing Thursday, May 2. That somehow. So, I offered my lungs to Paul. I just said, ‘You can get agile and you’ll be playing before you know it.’

McElhenney, 47, joked that Reynolds probably has “strong lungs” to share. He added, “Although these are not the lungs of a 26-year-old.”

Mullen suffered the injury during Wrexham’s preseason game against Manchester United, which took place in San Diego. Tense scenes on the field showed Mullen, 29, lying horizontally after colliding with a player from the other team. “I can’t breathe,” she could be heard wheezing as her lips turned visibly blue.

Ryan Reynolds offers lungs to player Paul Mullin after injury in 'Welcome to Wrexham' Season 3 Premiere
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“Hit the floor and I thought I was just injured. It will pass, it will pass,'” Mullen said during his confessional. “Obviously, as the seconds went by, and I tried to breathe, but I couldn’t breathe. That’s when I thought, ‘Oh my God, I could be in trouble here.'”

Later it was found that four of his ribs were broken and his lung was also burst.

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Due to injury, Mullen was unable to return to the UK for two weeks. He missed Wrexham’s start of the season and the reunion with his family. (Mullen shares son albie4, with wife Molly O’Brien,

Mullen said, “They basically said that if I got on the plane, my lung would expand, and because there was already a hole in it, basically it would burst.” “Then, when you’re flying over the Atlantic Ocean you’re in trouble. In that situation you won’t have many hospitals to go to.”

Ryan Reynolds offers lungs to player Paul Mullin after injury in 'Welcome to Wrexham' Season 3 Premiere
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Instead of playing, Mullen was forced to watch Wrexham’s first League Two game against MK Dons, which they lost 3–5. (It is important to note that Hugh Jackman (Was with Reynolds and McElhenney at the game.)

The defeat against MK Dons was Wrexham’s first defeat at their home stadium in two years. After the match ended, disappointment was clearly visible all around.

“We got off to a tough start,” Reynolds announced in a confessional as the episode ended.

new episodes of welcome to wrexham Premieres on FX Thursday.