Actor Tom Hanks was spotted going wild in the crowd at Villa Park after Ollie Watkins gave his side the lead against Arsenal.
The American is a self-confessed Aston Villa supporter and was spotted posing for photographs with fellow Villains fans as he entered the stadium earlier today.
Following Watkins' stunning fifth-minute opener, Hanks was pictured with his hand on his head with a look of joyous disbelief splashed across his face, and fans on social media were absolutely loving it.
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"Look at Tom Hanks go! What a legend," wrote one Villa fan on Twitter. "Tom Hanks is absolutely loving life hahah," said another while a third wrote: "Wait, is that actually Tom Hanks? What a guy."
A dejected Arsenal fan tweeted: "Tom Hanks came here to see us die."
Another supporter joked: "Thought he'd be a Forest fan," referring to the famous role Hanks played in the movie Forrest Gump.
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It’s understood to be the first time Hanks, 66, has attended Villa Park since he declared his love for the club back in 2008, though he has attended a pre-season game before, against the Portland Timbers out in the States in the summer of 2012.
In a TV interview in 2013, the Toy Story and Saving Private Ryan icon spoke of his support of Villa, saying: "I try to keep up.
"I have a very good friend that lives and dies by Aston Villa, he's in Los Angeles as well, so I'm always getting my updates from him.
"Because I can never figure out what channel the football match is on on my grid at home … I can never quite find it."
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