Niall is still recovering from injured knee
The One Direction singer, 20, is hosting the Niall Horan Charity Football Challenge at Leicester’s King Power Stadium on 26 May.
Niall will act as manager of his team as he has an injured knee while Piers, 49, is player-manager for the opposing group, captained by footballer Robbie Savage.
‘CONFIRMED: I’M PLAYING @NiallOfficial #OneDirectionToTheGoal,’ Tweeted Piers last night.
Niall is a huge footie fan and has been spending time in Spain over the past few days, where he’s taken photos with FC Barcelona stars Lionel Messi and Neymar.
‘Great day at the Barcelona game! INCREDIBLE to meet the best footballer in the world! @leomessi ! What a guy!’ Niall captioned the Instagram snap of him and Lionel, 26, yesterday.
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