The Girls Aloud stars have always been close

Cheryl Cole and Kimberley Walsh have always been proud of their Chim love.

Chezza, 30, has been reminiscing by sharing a retro snap of the Girls Aloud stars cuddling that was taken over 10 years ago.

#tbt 2002 Babychim #stylin’onem👀🙈😂,’ the singer captioned the shot on Instagram.

The picture was taken around the time that the band were formed on TV talent show Popstars: The Rivals.

Many of Cheryl’s fans love following her friendship with 31-year-old Kimberley, which is dubbed Chim, and they enjoyed seeing the nostalgic photo.

Aww you two look so cute #BabyChim ❤️,’ one follower posted.

But others couldn’t help but quip about the girls’ ‘retro’ outfit choices.

cringing fashion,’ a fan commented.

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Anna Francis