Wrexham players enjoy Las Vegas pool party as promotion celebrations continue

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Wrexham players enjoy a Las Vegas pool party as the promotion celebrations continue – Twitter/@RMcElhenney

Wrexham's whirlwind celebrations in Las Vegas continued when co-owner Rob McElhaney held a pool party with the club's players.

The Welsh club have been celebrating their promotion to the Football League since their final game of the season last month, which saw them treated to a taste of the A-list lifestyle Stateside regularly experienced by McElhenny and co-owner Ryan Reynolds Is.

Having already been pictured at a gig and partying on an all-expenses-paid tour with resident DJ Steve Aoki, the Wrexham players were featured in a group photo that continues their celebration – which McElhenney released on his Instagram page on Monday night.

“The gang throws a pool party in Nevada for the greatest football team on Earth,” said McElhenney, with a caption written in the style of the It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia episode title, starring American actors in the long-running US sitcom and His wife, Kaitlin Olson.

After the players embarked on an opening four-day trip to Vegas, McElhenny continued to reward the players for their efforts by winning the title this season with an incredible 111 points, earning promotion out of the National League.

And the willingness to look after the squad didn't stop there, with Olsson filmed applying sun cream to protect several players at Monday's pool party – McElhenney said on his Instagram story “mom and dad made sure the boys didn't burn”.

The team ended the night with a visit to The Bellagio, where they enjoyed dinner at the exclusive Spago al-fresco restaurant in front of the hotel and casino's famous fountain, where Reynolds was joined by fellow actors McElhenney and Olsen.

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This will not be the last US tour of the year for Wrexham. The team is due to return to the States this summer for pre-season friendlies against Premier League teams Chelsea and Manchester United as well as Gareth Bale's former club LA Galaxy.

However, there would be no reunion for the former Wales captain, as he rejected a plea from McElhenney and Reynolds to come out of retirement to join Wrexham next season.

Manager Phil Parkinson said, “We are looking forward to our US tour as we prepare for our return to the EFL.”

“We have enjoyed meeting the supporters who have traveled from America to visit us this season, and it will be a great opportunity to play against American opposition in front of these new fans.”

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