Arsenal star Bukayo Saka beams as he meets Natalie Portman at Wembley after watching England Women's win over USA | The Sun

BUKAYO SAKA met Hollywood A-lister Natalie Portman on Friday night at Wembley.

The Arsenal star, 21, was at the home of football to watch England's Lionesses defeat USA 2-1.

The pair both grinned from ear-to-ear as it appeared they'd each met a hero of theirs.

Portman donned a football kit as she posed arm-in-arm with Gunners winger Saka.

The hollywood star is not just a keen fan – she's an owner of the US National Women's Soccer League side Angel City.

Celebrity pals Eva Longoria, Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Garner, Uzo Aduba and America Ferrera also have a stake in the club.


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The team are in it's inaugural year in the 2022 edition of the NWSL.

On The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Portman said: “I’m just so excited for the future of women’s football in the USA.

“A group of us are extremely passionate about this sport because we have the best players in the world in the US — in the most popular sport in the world.

“We won the last two World Cups as well.

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“We got together and we’re bringing Angel City FC, the women’s soccer team for LA to LA… 

“And now we are super excited to just celebrate these incredible athletes. It’s also the first female-led, female investors of any professional sport.”

Portman will have been disappointed by the result last night, as Georgia Stanway's penalty gave England bragging rights over the USA for the first time in five years.

Meanwhile, Saka has hinted a new Arsenal contract is on the way after investing in an executive box at the Emirates.

The youngster is currently under contract with the North London outfit until 2024.

But Arsenal are keen to tie him down to a new deal which would see him stay for a further three or four years.

According to reports, the Gunners have offered him a contract worth £200,000 per week.

That is nearly SEVEN TIMES his current salary – which stands at just £30,000 a week.

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And while Arsenal are still waiting for Saka to put pen to paper on the deal, he has dropped a big hint that he plans to remain a part of Mikel Arteta's squad.

Saka has "personally invested" in an executive box at the Emirates, a significant indicator that he does not see a transfer away from Arsenal transpiring in the near future.

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