Will Ferrell compares himself with One Direction

IANS| Updated: Dec 03, 2013, 13:49 PM IST

Los Angeles: Actor Will Ferrel says he his popularity among youngsters makes him believe that he is the older version of the very popular One Direction band.

One Direction has members Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne and Niall Horan, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

Recalling an incident, Ferrell said: "We had gone out to dinner, and by the time we had left the restaurant, there was a mob of high-school kids outside. There was a panel that blocked part of the window and they were jumping up trying to look."

"I`m a 46-year-old version of One Direction. All five of them packed into one middle-aged guy," he added.