Jason Kelce told he’s ‘incredibly wrong’ after comments about Louis Rees-Zammit and Wales

Wrexham co-owner Rob McElhenney has told Jason Kelce he is “incredibly wrong” after the NFL great was forced to apologise for comments he made about Wales.

Kelce, whose brother Travis Kelce will be playing alongside Louis Rees-Zammit at the Kansas City Chiefs from next season, made comments about Welsh culture, saying he thought Wales was “posh” and full of “upper class, beautiful white people”. He claimed the former Wales rugby star was “the running stereotype of what I would think of with a Welsh person”.

Kelce was, however, also excited about Rees-Zammit’s transition from rugby to American football, saying he could become “the most marketable player of all time” in the sport. But it is the comments about Wales which seemed to irk Welsh people on social media.

The former Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl winner had to address the comments on X following a barrage of comments from baffled Welsh people, to which he responded: “Yea, I’ve come to understand, I was very incorrect on this.

“Based on further assessment since these incorrect statements, not sure why I had these preconceptions in my mind, but I have found that the Welsh seem exactly like my kind of people. Happy to be incredibly wrong.”

McElhenney, who owns Wrexham alongside fellow Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds, is a huge Philadelphia Eagles fan and a proud Philly native.

But he has immersed himself in Welsh culture since he took over the soon-to-be League One club and he and Reynolds have earned praise for taking the time to get to know the people and history of Wrexham and Wales as a whole.

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