I’m A Celeb's Ian Wright breaks down over life-changing moment: 'Think of him ...

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The I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! stars opened up about the biggest influencers and inspirations in their lives and Ian Wright broke down as he recalled advice given to him while at school which he believed to be life-changing.

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The former footballer was comforted by his fellow campmates as he spoke about his teacher Mr Pidgen, who stepped in when he was constantly put outside classes for being disruptive.

He explained: “But then he took me into the library and talked to me about behaving myself and concentrating and he was someone I could talk to all the time.

“When he realised I could play football he used to say the beautiful goals are the ones that goal keepers can’t save, he used to say that’s what I had to do.

“When I was at Arsenal running I would always think about him and I showed him my England cap.”

Ian continued: “If it wasn’t for him…,” before starting to cry.

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Ian Wright cryingI’m A Celeb's Ian Wright breaks down over life-changing moment: 'Think of him every day' (Image: REX)

Ian Wright cryingI'm A Celeb's Ian cried as he recalled the inspirational teacher (Image: REX)

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“I know I wouldn’t be where I am, I think about him every day.”

Caitlyn Jenner added she had a similar experience with a track coach at college.

The Olympian said he was called LD Weldon and was about 65-years-old when they met.

Unfortunately he has passed away but Caitlyn still remembers him fondly.

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