Love Island's Liam ALSO has a famous sportsman dad – who played rugby for Wales in World Cup | The Sun

LOVE Island's Gemma Owen isn't the only person in the villa with a sportsman dad.

As viewers of the ITV2 dating show know, Gemma, 19, is the daughter of football legend Michael Owen, 42.

So far she hasn't revealed who her famous father is, but she has dropped some MAJOR hints over the past few days.

But one of the other sexy singletons has a claim to fame.

Single lad Liam Llewellyn's father David Llewelyn, 51, played rugby for Wales in World Cup.

He had a very successful career on the pitch.

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David played for Ebbw Vale, Newport, and Neath.

He also scored a try as part of the Wales team in the 1999 World Cup.

David now works at Fitness First Cardiff East as a personal trainer.

The former Wales International Rugby Union player also spends his time teaching younger aspiring athletes.

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Liam was originally coupled up with Gemma until last night.

At the end of Monday's episode, late comer Davide Sanclimenti, 27, caused a bit of a stir when he was told that he would have 24 hours to pick one girl he wants to be with.

He showed an interest in Andrew Le Page's girl Tasha Ghouri, 23, and Gemma.

During Davide's recoupling ceremony, the hunk said: "Naturally it's not been easy to choose, because normally 24 hours is difficult to try to know everyone and try to make the right decision.

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"So I have decided to couple up with this girl because there is not just attraction, yes she is a stunning girl I felt we had a good time and would like to know her more.

"So the girl I would like to couple up with is Gemma."

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