Westlife 's Nicky Byrne has been honing his football skills with the help of his adorable son Rocco.
The singer took some time out of his group's Twenty Tour to visit his old stomping ground.
Former professional footballer Nicky took Rocco, 12, to Elland Road, the home of Leeds United, to get in some practice ahead of his Soccer Aid match at the weekend.
Nicky played for Leeds, joining the team as a goalkeeper in 1995.
He was a member of the squad when they won the FA Youth Cup in 1997, and played for the team for two years before his contract expired.
A year later, he auditioned for Westlife and began his journey down a very different career path.
But in a blast from the past, he enjoyed a kickabout with Rocco on the pitch he once played professionally.
The 40-year-old, who also shares kids Jay, 12, and Gia, five, with wife Georgina, exclusively told Mirror Online: "It was a bit emotional going back to Leeds United and especially having Rocco with me to see for himself where I used to play football.
"I've got great memories of my time at Leeds United. I could have had a career in football, but things turned out a little bit differently.
"It was good to drop in while I'm on tour with the band and get in some much needed practice ahead of Soccer Aid on Sunday.
"Soccer Aid is such a great initiative and I am really proud to be a part of it once more, there are some really big names involved."
Westlife are currently selling out arenas on their reunion tour, and manager Louis Walsh, who formed the band, is predicting another decade of massive success.
He previously told Mirror Online: "We’re in a great place, the tour's sold out, everyone is looking forward to it and we know what we’ve got to do.
"I’m excited, very few people get it second time around but this is going to last for 10 years I reckon. They’ve got 10 years and they’ve got so many hits.
"This isn’t a comeback, this is just chapter two of the book."
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