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Hollywood’s Chris Hemsworth offers a humble response to AFL loss

Chris Hemsworth offers a humble response as his beloved Bulldogs lose the AFL Grand Final – only to get a sad reaction from one of the players


Hollywood actor Chris Hemsworth offered a humble online response following the loss of his beloved Western Bulldogs during the AFL Grand Final on Saturday. 

The Thor star, 38, took to Instagram soon after the result aired to give his congratulations to the Melbourne Demons on a great win.  

‘What a season, what a game, congrats [Demons] its been a while, well done, well deserved! I’m a Bulldogs supporter through and through but I love the game,’ he wrote.

Sweet: Hollywood actor Chris Hemsworth has offered a classy response following the loss of his beloved Western Bulldogs during the AFL grand final

‘Thanks for an epic season!!’ 

Indicating his heartache over the loss, Bulldogs star Jason Johannisen was quick to comment on the post with three crying emojis.

Chris is a known Bulldogs fan, and was ecstatic when they beat the Brisbane Lions in a thrilling one-point victory earlier this month.    

The Marvel star and lifelong AFL superfan shared his wild reaction in a photo posted to Instagram.

In the shot, the shirtless actor flexed his enormous muscles in front of his TV screen. 

Devastated: Bulldogs star Jason Johannisen (pictured) commented on the post with three crying emojis, indicating his sadness about the loss

Devastated: Bulldogs star Jason Johannisen (pictured) commented on the post with three crying emojis, indicating his sadness about the loss

The God of Thunder is pleased: Chris was ecstatic after the Western Bulldogs beat the Brisbane Lions, in a thrilling one-point victory (79-78) earlier this month

The God of Thunder is pleased: Chris was ecstatic after the Western Bulldogs beat the Brisbane Lions, in a thrilling one-point victory (79-78) earlier this month

‘One of the most nerve-racking games of AFL I’ve ever watched! Well done, Western Bulldogs. Keep it up!’  

The post has since gone viral, gaining more than 1.7 million likes. 

The official AFL Instagram account commented below Chris’ photo: ‘We don’t know where to look.’ 

'You beauty!' The Thor star's Instagram post went viral, gaining more than 1.7 million likes

‘You beauty!’ The Thor star’s Instagram post went viral, gaining more than 1.7 million likes

Sports fans: The Hemsworths are longtime Bulldogs supporters. Pictured: Chris and his father, Craig, at a match at the Gabba in 2019, coincidentally when the Bulldogs faced the Lions

Sports fans: The Hemsworths are longtime Bulldogs supporters. Pictured: Chris and his father, Craig, at a match at the Gabba in 2019, coincidentally when the Bulldogs faced the Lions 

The Western Bulldogs page added: ‘You beauty, Chris!’     

Chris and his brother Liam attended the club’s historic win over the Sydney Swans in the 2016 Grand Final – breaking a 62-year Premiership drought.

‘The last few days the boys have played the best I have ever seen,’ the Avengers star said after the game. ‘I have to say I was on the edge of my seat the whole time.’  

Chris revealed his father, Craig, was a ‘Footscray Bulldogs fan’ and that his ‘brother and mum’ were also supporters.  

Chris wrapped production on the latest Thor movie, Thor: Love and Thunder, in early June.

Filming took place at Sydney’s Fox Studios and Centennial Park. 

It’s the fourth instalment in the Thor series and will star Chris, Tessa Thompson, Natalie Portman, Christian Bale and Chris Pratt. 

The Extraction star is also set to appear in the upcoming science-fiction film Escape from Spiderhead.

Coming soon: Chris wrapped production on the latest Thor movie, Thor: Love and Thunder, in early June. Filming took place at Sydney's Fox Studios and Centennial Park

Coming soon: Chris wrapped production on the latest Thor movie, Thor: Love and Thunder, in early June. Filming took place at Sydney’s Fox Studios and Centennial Park

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