A WREXHAM fan took a little piece of home to Hollywood to mark a very special moment in his life.

Thomas Jones, from Ellesmere but currently living in Michigan, took his girlfriend Nicole Brunner to California for a surprise trip.

Whitchurch Herald:

While there, he visited Wrexham AFC co-owner Ryan Reynold's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The 44-year-old Canadian actor, famous for his roles as Deadpool and Van Wilder, is currently headlining the latest summer blockbuster Free Guy.

Later, Thomas and Nicole, who hails from Michigan, went to Santa Monica beach.

While there, as the sun set, Thomas got down on one knee and asked Nicole to marry him.

Whitchurch Herald: Pictures: Thomas Jones

And, reminiscent of the ending of one of Ryan's rom-coms, Nicole said yes!

Wrexham-born Thomas said: "I took my now fiancé for a surprise trip to California for Valentine’s Day weekend this year. While we were in Los Angles, I went and found a certain someone’s star on the Hollywood walk of fame.

"Later, at sunset, we went to Santa Monica beach where I proposed to my lady, Nicole. She said “YES”!

Whitchurch Herald: Pictures: Thomas Jones

"Just sharing the good news and hopefully Ryan Reynolds can see that a piece of Wrexham has been to Hollywood."

Thomas moved to Ellesmere from Marchwiel with his family when he was 11.

He hasn't been back to Wrexham since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, but he plans to return to get married. And maybe catch a game at The Racecourse.

The former Maelor School pupil said: "My dad, David (Del) Jones, is a retired post man from the Wrexham post office. He’s been going to the Wrexham games for years. He came to The Racecourse with us and my older brother last time i came home at Christmas, 2018. I haven’t been home since Covid. Hoping to be home this Christmas where we can plan more of our wedding we’re having at the Lion Quays next August." 

Thomas' good news comes as a little piece of Hollywood has come to Wrexham.

People were amazed when a Hollywood-style sign saying Wrexham appeared on Bersham Bank.