As Ryan Reynolds' Wrexham could return to the Football League, how do he and Blake Lively know Taylor Swift?

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'Besties' Taylor Swift and Blake Lively are seen leaving New York restaurant with Ryan Reynolds ahead of Wrexham's big game

Ryan Reynolds enjoyed a dinner date with wife Blake Lively and friend Taylor Swift this week. 

Ryan is the co-owner of the Welsh football team alongside Rob McElhenney. the Deadpool actor will hopefully fly back to the UK ahead of his football team's weekend match against Boreham Wood. Wrexham will return to the Football League for the first time in 15 years if they beat Boreham Wood in Saturday’s match.

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The Hollywood stars were seen leaving the Casa Cipriani  in downtown Manhattan as it’s rumoured Taylor is leaning on the couple for support after her break up from Joe Alwyn. The married couple have both reportedly unfollowed Joe on Instagram. 

Taylor and Blake have been close friends since 2015 after Blake shared a photo from a L'Oréal campaign (which featured celebrities including John Legend Naomi Watts, Karlie Kloss) and joked “soooo, turns out this WASN'T a video shoot for John Legend's cover of Bad Blood.

As well as holidaying together in Australia, they enjoyed a couples 4th of July weekend together - when Tay was dating 'Loki' actor Tom Hiddleston. The Gossip Girl alum has also directed the singer's music video for ‘I Bet You Think About Me. Ryan and Blake’s daughter was also featured in the intro to Taylor’s song ‘Gorgeous’. The singer also name drops their other kids in her Folklore album.

The besties are super cute on social media especially around their birthdays often sharing cute snaps of each other and sending well wishes. Taylor even thanked her pal in her acceptance speech for the ‘Favourite Pop Album’ at the American Music Awards. 

The Anti-Hero singer said “I want to take a moment to thank someone who directed the music video 'I Bet You Think About Me,' my beautiful, brilliant friend, my director Blake Lively"

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