Niall takes a break from tour rehearsals

Niall Horan found time for a kickabout after One Direction‘s tour rehearsals yesterday.

The singer donned a Sunderland AFC red and white kit as he enjoyed a bit of football practice at the club’s home ground.

What a day , last rehearsals and a kick about at the stadium of light!’ Niall, 20, told his Instagram fans.

The Irish star shared a photo from his outing where he’s seen preparing to take a goal and in another he waves to the empty stands in the stadium.

cheers Sunderland for the kits for a kick about,’ Niall wrote.

Niall also took a picture of some seats spelling out ‘Ha’way the lads’.

Keen footie fan Niall will return to the Stadium of Light next week when 1D perform a night there on their Where We Are tour.

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