'Marching On Together' - Russell Crowe admits love of Leeds United and Yorkshire Tea on Twitter

Russell Crowe & Danielle Spencer Sept 14 2011

The Hollywood actor was recently linked with a takeover of Leeds United.

It is almost a month now since Russell Crowe caused a mini storm over potential ownership of Leeds United. The Kiwi Hollywood actor of films such as Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind and Noah Tweeted his followers asking them if they thought it was a good idea for him to buy Leeds, after being asked to by a Leeds fan.

Considering his wealth and success in sports ownership with the South Sydney Rabitohs it was not far-fetched enough to be dismissed.

The BBC even reported that they understood Crowe would be interested.

Throughout all of the conjecture came the constant reaffirming that Crowe was a Leeds fan, which seemed to stem from this Tweet.

Now the actor has himself confirmed his love for Leeds United, even hashtagging ‘Marching On Together’.

In a Twitter Q&A promoting his new film The Water Diviner on the Twitter account of Entertainment One, he was asked about sports teams in the UK, to which he replied:

He even went on to divulge his love for Yorkshire Tea, ensuring he would have nothing to complain about from the brews served up by the Elland Road tea-lady if he did decide to make a run at the club.

Of course the likelihood is that Crowe will not be buying Leeds. Chairman Andrew Umbers insisted to the BBC the club was not for sale last month and it remains a fanciful story that Maximus Decimus Meridius might become involved in English football.

But have no doubt that the next time he is England and Leeds are on he would be more than welcome at Elland Road, with a hot cup of Yorkshire Tea waiting for him.

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