The Luke Skywalker star thought he was just liking a tweet about wolves the animal – but soon realised he was onto something bigger when his following surged by 6,000 Wolves fans overnight.

Today he admitted on Twitter: "Now I'm a mad fan of Wolverhampton Wanderers - an actual team I had no idea even existed before!"

Although he later admitted he'd yet to go to a game, the tweet sparked a string of responses from fans linking football with Star Wars...

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