Countdown to Copa profiles David Laird, a majestic midfielder from Motherwell, and laird of all he surveys on the pitch.
David’s profile is sponsored by the Caledonia Scottish Pub – an authentic Scottish experience on the Upper East Side and where the NYC Scotland squad will be this Sunday evening after the tournament!How old are you? Mid 30′s
Where did you grow up? Motherwell
Who was your favourite player as a boy? Paul McStay and Mo Jo for a bit
Who’s your favourite player now? Scott Brown
What do you do for a living? Brand Ambassador for Balvenie
Which team(s) do you support? Scotland/Celtic
Scotland will win Cosmos Copa 2013. Who will come second? Not interested in who finishes first loser
Which well-known player do you think you’re most like? David Beckham circa 2013
Do you prefer Ronaldo or Messi? Messi – after watching his hatrick against Brazil last year in NY. Different level than anyone else.
What’s your favourite Scottish band? Young Hips
What’s the last book you read? ”Life is Local” by Des McAnulty (great new author from Motherwell)
What’s your favourite drink? Scotch for night time and Irn Bru for morning after.