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Photo: Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino with Russell Crowe

South Sydney Rabbitohs co owner Russell Crowe

Leeds United's famous fan and owner pictured together.

 

Breakfast with two remarkable men this morning. Massimo Cellino and Russell Crowe #mot

A photo posted by Terry George (@terrygeorge) on

On a day with a number of ups and downs for Leeds United fans... what to make of this?

Leeds United's controversial owner Massimo Cellino has been pictured with Hollywood actor Russell Crowe... who happens to be a supporter of the club who has discussed investing in it previously.

A year ago the New Zealand born actor memorably suggested via Twitter and then in a series of interviews he was impatient with the team's lack of progress, and could consider putting his money into it, The Mail reported.

He later backtracked, The BBC reported, suggesting that it would be too big a demand on his time.

The picture was posted on the Instagram page of Cellino's pal, Terry George. 

South Sydney Rabbitohs co owner Russell CroweSouth Sydney Rabbitohs co owner Russell Crowe

Crowe has form for investing in sports teams, owning Australian Rules Football team the South Sydney Rabbitohs, commandeering their success.

This is potentially the first time he has met with Cellino, and it is unknown what was on their agenda.

Oxford's Kemar Roofe celebrates after scoring their first goalOxford's Kemar Roofe celebrates after scoring their first goal

Over the past 24 hours, Leeds clinched their fifth and sixth signings of the summer with Matt Grimes and Kemar Roofe arriving, but appear on the verge of golden boy Lewis Cook, who The Telegraph report is set to undergo a medical at Bournemouth.

Lewis Cook of Leeds United (L) and Luke Chambers of Ipswich Town in actionLewis Cook of Leeds United (L) and Luke Chambers of Ipswich Town in action

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