Newcastle United star Callum Wilson bashful as he admits celebrity crush

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Callum Wilson queued up for hours to meet his celebrity crush as a youngster

Newcastle United Callum Wilson was bashful as he recorded his weekly podcast alongside Michail Anotnio this week.

The striker hosts The Footballer's Football Podcast alongside the West Ham forward.

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Each week they debate their team's results and look forward to the match ahead.

This week, with no Premier League matches on the cards due to the international break, Wilson and Antonio were left chewing the cud on everyday matters.

The two friends answered some quickfire questions to pass the time, including who their first crush was.

Wilson went sheepish as he dared to admit harbouring a fancy for a certain celebrity as a young lad.

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He said: "My first crush was Myleene Klass. I'm not sure why.

Callum Wilson had a thing for Hear’Say (Image: Geetty Images)Callum Wilson had a thing for Hear’Say (Image: Geetty Images)
Callum Wilson had a thing for Hear’Say (Image: Geetty Images) | Getty Images

"It might have been something to do with Hear'Say, was she in Hear'Say? That's probably why.

"I was listening, seeing that bad around at the time.

"I actually queued up to see hearsay in Coventry city centre with a flag for four or five hours to see this band.

"It was a book signing event when you get to meet them at the end.

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"I got this flag signed and took it home buzzing because they'd signed it.

"I think that was on my wall above my bed."

Newcastle United striker Callum Wilson. Newcastle United striker Callum Wilson.
Newcastle United striker Callum Wilson. | Getty Images

Michail Anotnio chuckled at Wilson's embarrassment as the Newcastle goalscorer begged that they don't bring the singer on the podcast.

Revealing his own crush, Antonio said: "My first crush was a girl in primary school called Adele. She didn't like me back by the way.

"I asked her out and she said no."

As the two fired over quick questions, Wilson also remembered idolising David Beckham and Thierry Henry as a kid.

He said: "The first person on a poster in my room was probably a footballer, either David Beckham or Thierry Henry who I idolised growing up.

"My memory is not the best, but it was football-related."

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