Aston Villa fan Tom Hanks celebrates victory four weeks before the game

PARIS: Tom Hanks attracted attention in social networks after the Aston Villa The fan published a tweet that seemed to celebrate the triumph of the League Cup on the English side, one month before the final.

The two-time Oscar winner has long said he is a fan of Birmingham Club . Aston Villa took the Carabao Cup! Up the Villa! Hanx, the 63-year-old wrote, referencing the sponsors name for the tournament.

Aston Villa beat Leicester on Tuesday to reach the final, where they will face holders and red-hot favorites Manchester city in Wembley on March 1.

Premature speculation? Former England striker Gary Lineker tweeted in response.

Hanks will again focus on the films next weekend, when he hopes to win a third Academy Award after being nominated for best supporting actor for his role as Fred Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.