Day: October 21, 2021

A ‘Succession’ Subplot Has Been Turned Into a Real-Life Soccer Jersey

In season 2 of Succession, the Roy family convenes in Scotland for a surprise celebration of Waystar Royco honcho Logan’s 50th year in the business. The youngest Roy, Roman (played by Kieran Culkin), decides to impress his father by buying Logan’s childhood football club, Heart of Midlothian, who are crosstown rivals to fellow Edinburgh club Hibernian. It turns out that Roman’s big gift was for naught—Logan’s actually a Hibs supporter. Guess Roman would’ve been better off giving him a sourdough starter.

This week, the real-life Hearts FC teamed up with NOW TV, a subscription streaming service that airs Succession in the U.K., to release a limited-edition Hearts kit fronted with the Waystar Royco logo in homage to the storyline. They’re giving away the shirts this week on Twitter, and proceeds from the partnership will benefit MND Scotland, the charity organization whose logo is usually on the Hearts’

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