They are one of the most unlikely couples in showbiz, but it has been revealed that Arsenal footballer Freddie Ljungberg has been getting very close to Strictly Come Dancing star Louisa Lytton.
The pair met in a bar in Angel, north London, before Christmas and have been seeing one another since.
In fact, Louisa, who shot to fame two years ago after winning the role of gangster Johnny Allen`s teenage daughter Ruby, is so delighted that she has been boasting to friends and family that she has scored with the Swedish midfielder since they became an item.
Arsenal fan Louisa is just 18-years-old but is said to be in awe of Freddie. And Louisa, who lives with her parents near Angel, is hoping the romance will continue.
A source close to the soap actress, who recently won a role in the long-running ITV drama The Bill, told us: "Louisa is a huge Arsenal fan and has recently got to know some of the team.
"She and Freddie got on really well from the beginning. They bumped into one another in a pub near their homes innorth London and they have seen one another since.
"There is a very big age difference between them, but things are fairly casual ? it?s not like they are going to be getting married or anything just yet.
"They are having a lot of fun together, but Louisa is delighted because the Arsenal boys are her idols, so the fact that she is enjoying a romance with one of them has made her a very happy young lady."
This morning, a spokesperson for The Bill refused to comment on the private life of the actress.
Nonetheless, Louisa appears to have aspirations to be a WAG. She was recently linked to Chelsea youth star Sam Hurrell ?the winner of Sky One`s reality show, Football Icon.
The 18-year-old defender beat off competition from 20,000 other hopefuls to win the prestigious prize of a place at the Premiership champions? training academy.
Meanwhile, Freddie, 29, has been spotted with numerous beauties over the past few years, the most recent being 20-year-old model Anara
In a recent interview, Louisa claimed this was just a rumor and the she never actually met the soccer ace, but wouldn`t be opposed to the idea!