By Adam Shergold for MailOnline
Published: 09:53 BST, 12 August 2020 | Updated: 13:06 BST, 12 August 2020
When Chelsea's official Twitter account posted a throwback snap of three academy kids the other day, two were instantly recognisable.
The facial features of Christian Pulisic haven't altered a great deal in the decade since the picture was taken and next to him was a young, floppy-haired Mason Mount with a cheeky grin on his face.
The lad on the right, ginger-haired with a bottle of Lucozade tucked under his arm, wasn't identified by Chelsea's tweet and led some of the account's 14.7million followers to ask who he was.
Chelsea tweeted out this snap from one of their academy teams from 2010. Mason Mount (left) and Christian Pulisic (middle) can be identified but the lad on the right is Tom Carlton
Chelsea's Twitter followers asked who the third player was and others identified him as Carlton, who played in their academy sides alongside Mount and also Declan Rice
It turns out he is Tom Carlton. And while Mount and Pulisic are now high-profile players in Chelsea's first team and household names around the world, Carlton is a part-time player for Kent-based Herne Bay, of the Isthmian League South East Division - the eighth level of English football.
He recalled to The Athletic that American Pulisic, then 11, was on a five-day trial at Chelsea's Cobham base during the summer of 2010, playing with the club's under-12 side.
'You can see he's