Love Island's Brad McClelland looks barely recognisable in throwback snaps as ...

Love Island's Brad McClelland looks barely recognisable in throwback snaps as ...
Love Island's Brad McClelland looks barely recognisable in throwback snaps as ...

Love Island star Brad McClelland looks completely different in throwback snaps taken during his teenage years which were released on Friday. 

The Northumberland-based labourer, 26, who has already caught the attention of the Love Island ladies because of his dashing good looks, looked barely recognisable in the childhood photos as he sported football gear to play for his local team New Hartley Juniors. 

He was seen wearing a white-and-red kit, complete with knee-high socks as he posed next to trophies on a green verge in one snap.  

Blast from the past: Love Island star Brad McClelland looks completely different in throwback snaps taken during his teenage years which were released on Friday

Blast from the past: Love Island star Brad McClelland looks completely different in throwback snaps taken during his teenage years which were released on Friday

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Brad beamed at the camera lens and his brunette tresses were swept over to the side. 

In the midst of a football game in another photo, the Love Island hunk tucked his chocolate locks behind a headband as he hastily followed the ball. 

Fast-forward to Monday, Brad became an instant heartthrob when he entered the villa thanks to his chiselled abs, piercing blue eyes and sun-kissed complexion. 

However during Wednesday's episode, he faced an awkward confrontation with Faye Winter - whom he is coupled up with - after admitting he fancies her the least while liking bombshell Chloe Burrows the most.  

Handsome chap: The Northumberland-based labourer, 26, has already caught the attention of the Love Island ladies because of his dashing good looks

Handsome chap: The Northumberland-based labourer, 26, has already caught the attention of the Love Island ladies because of his dashing good looks

The next Raheem Sterling? But he looked barely recognisable in the childhood photos as he sported football gear to play for his local team New Hartley Juniors

The next Raheem Sterling? But he looked barely recognisable in the childhood photos as he sported football gear to play for his local team New Hartley Juniors

During a sizzling game of beer pong, the labourer was tasked with snogging the islander he fancied the most AND the least, with Brad locking lips with newcomer Chloe before briefing pecking Faye. 

And despite seemingly brushing off the embarrassing moment at the time, Faye, 26, was later fuming as she confronted him, remarking: 'Don't make me feel like a d**k!'

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The fun game of beer pong started off amicable as the islanders had to do a variety of pranks including acting out their favourite sex positions.

But things turned

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