1D admirer Pele wants to join boy band!

London, May 12: Legendary footballer Pele has revealed that he really admires One Direction and wants to join the band.

The 73-year-old footballer, who made a surprise appearance during the boyband’s latest gig in Sao Paulo, ousted himself as a fan and even offered to get on stage and play alongside his “heroes”, the Mirror reported.

The World Cup winner popped up on the big screen for a cameo behind Harry, Louis, Liam, Niall and Zayn and told the boys that he admires and loves them.

He also told them that he plays the guitar and hopes to play with them one day, before wishing them luck. (ANI)