The boybander organised a charity football match after buying his local pub team but the stadium was at half its capacity, despite the supposed draw of him playing on the pitch. In his shorts.
There were many of empty seats at the Keepmoat Stadium as his team, the Three Horseshoes, took on Doncaster Rovers.
However, Louis was undeterred as he demonstrated his fancy footwork, playing side-by-side with Robbie Fowler (he's a famous player so our pals on the sports desk tell us).
Louis' girlfriend Eleanor Calder was also in the crowd watching her fella and looked like she was really getting into the game as he stepped up to take a penalty.
Despite missing it, Louis later scored the winning goal, with his team winning the match 2-1.
Afterwards Louis tweeted: "Can't thank everyone enough for coming! Was an experience I will remember for the rest of my life !
"So so lovely to have the boys there thank you so much@Real_Liam_Payne @Harry_Styles and @NiallOfficial for being there !!!"
Zayn must have been busy washing his hair.