Niall Horan And Louis Tomlinson Play In Soccer Aid Match
One Direction singers Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan played against each other in the Soccer Aid 2016 match at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England Sunday.
Soccer Aid Match
For the Soccer Aid match in aid of UNICEF, Tomlinson suited up for the England side, while Horan played for the Rest of the World. Each of their teams were comprised of a mix of soccer legends and celebrities. England had Jermaine Defoe, Robbie Fowler, Damian Lewis and Jack Whitehall, while the Rest of the World had Cafu, Ronaldinho, Iwan Rheon, Michael Sheen and others.
The night before the game, Horan shared a picture of himself with Tomlinson, his girlfriend Danielle Campbell and others at the Coldplay concert. Horan wrote, “We had a fantastic night at Coldplay in Manchester, great way to spend the evening before the big game . . It’s going to be a great tomorrow. Make sure you get down to old Trafford and watch @socceraid @unicef.”
Tomlinson shared a picture of the two bandmates hanging out later that night, captioning it, “Missed this lad ! @niallhoran.”
Tomlinson also shared a pre-game picture of the two singers dressed up in suits before hitting the pitch for the big game, writing, “Lets goooo.”
Following the match, Horan uploaded a picture of himself and Tomlinson playing. He wrote, “Had the most amazing time with everyone this week..playing infront of 70,000 people at old Trafford last night with great people was amazing but the week in general was just a great experience . Thank you to Robbie and Johnny and everyone @socceraid for having myself and Tommo . Most importantly millions of pounds was raised for @unicef and in turn doubled by the government … Thank you to the ladies at UNICEF for being lovely and giving us even more of an idea of the great work you do.”