In a world where any poor soul who’s had a terrible audition on a TV talent show, or made a terrible mistake on Twitter, like asking “is Wimbledon always held in London?” or anyone with the last name Kardashian can stake claim to being a celebrity, the two leading figures in pop and soccer lead lives fairly sheltered from the public eye.
You never see photos of Messi staggering out of a nightclub at 5 a.m. or hear about him and his family in talks to have a structured reality TV show called A Messi Home Is A Happy Home.
And despite being the hottest property in gossip magazines, no one found out the name of Adele’s son until five months after he was born. In fact, I have been working in entertainment news for two years and I can't actually remember what Adele’s last name is, she’s so private.
So little is known personally about them you actually forget how young they both are, Leo and Adele have a combined age of 49. QPR have signed players older than their combined age.