Gabriel Agbonlahor receives death threats from One Direction fans

Agbonlahor receives death threats
Gabriel Agbonlahor receives death threats from angry One Direction fans after the Aston Villa forward injured Louis Tomlinson during a charity match.

Aston Villa forward Gabriel Agbonlahor has been the subject of online death threats from One Direction fans for his tackle on boyband member Louis Tomlinson.

The 26-year-old clattered into the singer during Stiliyan Petrov's charity match at Parkhead on Sunday.

The former X Factor contestant hobbled off the field and vomited on the touchline, prompting anger from his band's legion of fans.

One Twitter user @gabby_10 wrote: "This guy hurt Louis knee. I shall hurt your face. I better hear that you apologized or I will find you, and I will kill you."

Agbonlahor revealed after the match, which was organised to raise money for leukaemia treatment, that he will apologise to the singer.

Gabriel Agbonlahor of Aston Villa during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Liverpool at Villa Park on August 24, 2013
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