Al Pacino signs on with Racing Club

Al Pacino fronts a fan Q&A Source: Getty Images North America

Argentina Primera Division giants Racing Club have a famous new member with actor Al Pacino, renowned for his role in The Godfather series, pocketing his new membership this week.

Racing, who have had a number of well-known faces take the field for them, including Diego Simeone and Diego Milito, can now add Hollywood royalty to the list of distinguished names associated with the club. 

76 year-old American actor Al Pacino has been travelling through the South American country with his Argentine girlfriend Lucila Scola, and was gifted a jersey and membership by the Buenos Aires based team.

The club took to Twitter to promote their new star fan but with Pacino having only been seen occasionally on the sidelines of his hometown Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA, it's unclear as to how much he will truly get behind his new team. 

Racing last won the league in 2014 and are currently five points off the pace in fourth position after seven rounds this season.

Source Omnisport