One Direction visit Newcastle United

Pop and soccer stars rubbed shoulders when One Direction visited Newcastle United's training ground.

The boyband made a low-key visit to the Premier League side's base in the Benton area of the city ahead of their final night of a series of concerts at Newcastle's Metro Arena.

The boys have been in the city for a series of concerts at the Metro Arena Credit: PA Wire

Newcastle United players met the group ahead of a training session in what will be a busy week for the club.

They play Benfica in the Europa Cup on Thursday night, then face local rivals Sunderland on Sunday.

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