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Football is arguably the biggest sport in the world. In fact, football is so widespread, that even in Hollywood, you can find football fans, despite having NBA or NFL, which are more famous there in the States.
So here are top 10 football(soccer) fans, who support European football far from Hollywood.
Daisy Ridley is known for her role as Rey in the Star Wars sequels. The actress has many times revealed in his interviews that he’s a massive Arsenal fan.
However, when asked if she’d join the Dark side in the Star Wars, if it meant Arsenal winning trophies, Daisy replied with a no, claiming the team can do it on their own.
Tom Hanks is a Hollywood icon and a well-known Aston Villa supporter. He has spoken about his support of the club, has attended a Villa match and even been spotted with a claret and blue scarf.
“Aston Villa sounds like a lovely little place… it sounds like a spa,” Hanks once said.
He has appeared on red carpets waving a scarf in the club’s colours and has spoken of his support for the club in several interviews.
James McAvoy is arguably one of the most talented Scottish actors, who also has a successful Hollywood career.
The 42-year-old has not said once that he’s a huge Celtic fan. In an interview to The Guardian, McAvoy has admitted that being a Celtic fan is hard.
“You get the incredible highs, like beating Man Utd or Barcelona, but then the low-level depression when you get humped,” he said.