The history of financial support that Ryan Reynolds gave a Cardiff football player and his wife after the sudden death of your child it quickly made headlines in the UK and around the world. Hollywood actor donated £ 10,000 when he found out that Jordan Davies, midfielder of Wrexham AFC, and Kelsey Edwards announced in mid-December that their baby was “born asleep” and after saying goodbye to the little one, they launched a fundraising campaign to thank the hospital where they were treated.
Edwards, footballer’s partner, wrote on the platform GoFundMe: Our baby, Arthur Andrew Davies, was born sleeping on December 14, 2021. The support we received during this time was incredible ”. He also thanked the section of the Wrexham Maelor Hospital that allowed them the space to say goodbye to the baby with the tranquility that the case merited: “They gave us the time we needed with our son and supported us at all times”.
Although the initial goal was 1,500 pounds sterling, thanks to the large contribution from Reynolds, the sum is currently over 15,000, that is, just over $ 20,000. The actor is a co-owner of the Welsh football club where Davies plays, and When he learned of the painful news, he did not hesitate for a moment to give his contribution.
In the description of the fundraising platform, it appears that the footballer and his partner will donate the funds to the Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society. It is an English neonatal and fetal death charity that supports people affected by the death of a baby. In GoFundMe figure that Reynolds made the donation along with his wife Blake Lively, and the actors Kaitlin Olson Y Rob McElhenney.
In 2021, the actor announced that he would take a year off to rest for a time from acting.. His most recent work was recording Spirited, a musical film that has not yet been released and that stars together with Will Ferrell. In his farewell, Reynolds thanked the crew with whom he shared his latest film … for now.
Now, the actor will dedicate himself exclusively to Wrexham AFC, club of which Rob McElhenney and he owns after a initial investment of $ 2.66 million. They are one of the oldest teams in the world, currently playing in the UK’s fifth division.
On October 26, the Wrexham first played under Reynolds’ guidance against him Maidenhead United. Despite the fact that the team lost, the actor was extremely happy and in an interview he came to express: “Soccer is a beautiful, heartbreaking, evil and beautiful game and I believe that I will never, never sleep again.”.
At 45, Ryan’s plan is to be able to share more quality time with Lively (34), his wife since 2012, and with their three daughters James (6), Inez (5) and Betty (2), and at the same time , dedicate himself to the organization of the soccer team.
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The emotional gesture of Ryan Reynolds with a soccer player who lost his son