Getting Personal with Liam James

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Liam James - Ronaldo and a smell that made us ponder if he's ever actually smelt it?

Who are you? Liam James, Head Groundsman, Cardiff City Football Club.

Family status. Partner, with a little one due on 14th August.

Who's your hero and why? Cristiano Ronaldo - he's a real athlete and the best player in the world.

What would you change about yourself? Nothing.

What's been the highlight of your career so far? Working out in France for Wales at the training ground for Euro 2016, and being made Head Groundsman at Cardiff City in 2018.

If you could go anywhere right now, where would it be? Dubai.

What's the best part of your job? Mixing with all the players/coaching staff and the perks of the job.

… and the worst? Winter!!!

Do you have a lifetime ambition? Yes, to retire before I'm fifty and to live in the sun!

What talent would you like to have? To be able to play the guitar.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Share it with family and close friends.

What's your favourite smell? One million.

Which three people, living or dead, would you invite to a dinner party? Cristiano Ronaldo, Robbie Williams and Jennifer Lopez.

If you could be anyone for a day, who would it be and why? Myself.

Do you have any bad habits? Loads.

... or any good ones? Yes, loads.

Do you go to bed worrying about the next day's workload? No. Never.

Who would you choose to spend a romantic evening with? My beautiful girlfriend Mischa.

What are you reading at the moment? Nothing - I hate reading.

What's the best advice you have ever been given? If you're ever unsure about something, DON'T DO IT.

What do you do in your spare time? Enjoy time with family, down the pub with the boys and playing 5-a-side.

What's your favourite piece of kit? Charterhouse Verti-Drain.

What law/legislation would you like to see introduced? Restrictions with warm-ups, and less under 23s games to be played at the stadiums.

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