Staff at Specsavers on Queen Street welcomed Cardiff City sporting star Rickie Lambert when he visited the store for an eye test.

International footballer

Footballer Rickie Lambert, who has also played for Southampton, Liverpool and the England national team, was greeted by staff before his sight test. Optical assistant, James Hooper, then helped him to choose a new pair of frames.

Specsavers in Cardiff is the official eyecare provider to Cardiff City Football Club and staff have previously attended events at the club’s stadium in Leckwith to raise awareness about the importance of eye health to players and fans.

‘Importance of eye health’

Store director, James Deavall, says: ‘The importance of eye health should not be forgotten, even if you’re a professional sportsman, so it was fantastic to welcome Rickie into the store.

‘In Rickie’s line of work, his eyesight is absolutely crucial so it’s positive to see that he is taking his eye health seriously by coming to us for a routine sight test. We hope that Rickie’s visit will act as a reminder to everyone that no matter who you are, how old you are or what profession you’re in, looking after your eyes is essential.’

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