Harry Styles, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson in Twitter war with Piers Morgan over David Beckham
Harry Styles, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson are big fans of David Beckham
Piers Morgan has angered One Direction fans
Niall Horan is also sticking up for David Beckham
The argument began when Piers claimed that David, 37, is 'past it' and should 'retire gracefully' from football rather than change teams when he leaves US soccer team LA Galaxy next week.
The 1D boys managed to get #PiersMorganIsSmelly trending worldwide before he got his own back by posting a link to embarrassing photos of the trio as youngsters.
'My Twitter feed is erupting like a volcano, and rather like @Harry_Styles @Real_Liam_Payne @Louis_Tomlinson - it ain't pretty,' Tweeted Piers.
Louis, 20, replied: 'we'd find your old school photos but camera's didn't exist in your day ...'
But Piers wasn't impressed when Harry asked mentor Simon Cowell if he could get the 'nasty' CNN host to leave them alone.
'Hahaha - grow a pair, Styles,' Tweeted Piers.
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