One Direction star Louis Tomlinson and other famous football fans including Michael Jackson, Prince George and Usain Bolt
In the wake of the boy band star's contract signing with Doncaster, we take a look at other well-known names to have expressed their support for a certain club
Thursday 01 August 2013
Not many saw Doncaster's latest signing coming, but the news was confirmed earlier today that One Direction star Louis Tomlinson had signed a contract with the his hometown club that will see him take part in reserve game in September or October.
The contract won't see Tomlinson turning out for Rovers in a competitive game any time soon though, with the club confirming that he won't be leaving the band in the near future.
But he is the latest in a long line of celebrities that have expressed their support for a football club. Here, we take a look at the other high-profile names that have given their backing for their favourite team.
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