Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday 5 May 2015

Olly and Robbie plan footie tour

Olly Murs is supporting Robbie Williams on his stadium tour
Olly Murs is supporting Robbie Williams on his stadium tour

Olly Murs has revealed he and Robbie Williams are planning to have a football contest during their upcoming stadium tour.

The Xtra Factor presenter is supporting the Angels star on tour, and told This Morning he will take on Robbie at five-a-side footie at every venue they play.

Olly said: "I can't wait! When he contacted me last year and said about doing it, I just couldn't wait... it's going to be incredible."

He added: "Robbie is one of my idols, and to meet somebody that is exactly what he's like on TV - he's just such a down-to-earth guy. I have such a laugh with him. We've got a football team and football shirts sorted out - Williams v Murs - we've got all that planned, five-a-side football at every stadium!"

The 28-year-old singer, who was runner-up on The X Factor in 2009, also spoke of his dreams of cracking America.

Olly revealed: "My third album comes out in April, so when I finish the tour, I fly to Australia first and then I fly to America for three weeks so it's going to be pretty crazy and to try and break it there is a huge thing."

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