27/02/2014 02:54 GMT | Updated 27/02/2014 03:59 GMT

One Direction's Louis Tomlinson Makes Professional Football Debut For Doncaster Rovers In Front Of Girlfriend Eleanor Calder (And 5000 Screaming Fans) (VIDEO, PICS)

Louis Tomlinson took to the pitch for his first professional football match on Wednesday in front of 5000 screaming One Direction fans.

Also there to watch the boybander show off his footie skills was his girlfriend Eleanor Calder who wisely kept a safe distance in a box from the infamously overprotective and loyal One Directioners.

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Louis Tomlinson

Some fans had traveled from as far as the US and Europe to see him play.

The 22-year-old star - who came on as a sub for his home-town club Doncaster Rovers in the reserve match against Rotherham - kept fans waiting until the 64th minute before he made his appearance at the Keepmoat Stadium.

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Cue lots of deafening screams whenever he was anywhere near the ball, and a lot of booing if anyone else got too close to the star.

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Louis' girlfriend Eleanor Calder was watching the match from a box at the stadium

Later Louis tweeted: “Wow what an incredible experience. Can’t put into words how I feel :) I will never forget pulling on my own Doncaster Rovers shirt!!”

Oh and in case you were wondering, the match ended on a 0-0 draw.

Photo galleryLouis Tomlinson plays for Doncaster Rovers See Gallery


Photo galleryLouis Tomlinson plays for Doncaster Rovers See Gallery