Liam Neeson has backed the chance to have Dublin host the Rugby World Cup in 2023.
The Taken star is a fan of sport having boxed as a child and even became Ulster’s amateur boxing champion in his youth.
The Antrim native has narrated a video titled Ready For The World free of charge in a bid to bring the Rugby World Cup to Dublin.
Irish pride: Liam has lent his voice for a video in a bid to bring the Rugby World Cup to Dublin in 2023 | VIPIRELAND.COM
An Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) spokesman confirmed to Press Association Sport that the actor had waived any potential fee for the promotional video, in a clear early boost to Ireland’s bid.
At a press conference on Tuesday November 16th, the IRFU will will reveal detailed logistics and plans for their £100million bid and will outlining potential venues and anticipated tourism and financial benefits of hosting the competition.