Swansea City star Angel Rangel helps the homeless as temperatures plummet following snowfall
Swans star Angel Rangel took to the streets of Swansea tonight to give food to the homeless.
The Met Office has warned of sub-zero temperatures on Friday night and into Saturday morning following a band of snow across most of Wales.
The Spaniard said on Twitter at around 6.30pm: "Anyone knows the location of homeless people in Swansea? I got food going spare! #randomtweet."
He said he was "amazed" by the amount of tweets he received, after it was retweeted almost 500 times.
Rangel said he spent an hour driving around the city with his wife Nikki.
Rangel tweeted: "Thanks so much for the suggestions. It was @MI55Y_28 idea so we are driving around. Terrible to be out in this weather."
He added: "Wow we r amazed at the amount of tweets we r receiving.Thanks a lot but it was just a little gesture we drove for only 1 hour and felt great."
The defender told CNN he and his wife went out to eat at a sandwich chain when the manager said he'd have to throw food away as they were closing for the evening.
He said: "My wife, Nikki, who is a very caring and charitable person, asked if we could have them for the homeless rather than see them thrown in the bin.
"They agreed and we drove around Swansea for over an hour, but couldn't find any homeless people as it was so cold out on the streets with all the snow."
A homeless shelter invited the couple to help out after his tweet went viral.
He said "it was the least they could do" in the weather conditions.
He joked: "I don't know if we'll be as lucky with the free sandwiches in future, so I may have to cook some of my special Spanish omelettes instead!"