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One Direction Olympics: Boy Band Expected To Perform At Closing Ceremonies With Ed Sheeran

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One Direction fans, rejoice: the British pop stars are expected to perform at the closing ceremonies of the 2012 Olympics, along with singer Ed Sheeran, among others.

As HuffPost UK reports, One Direction is one of England's biggest musical ­exports right now, so it seems only fitting the boys take the stage during the closing event in their home country.

Although the news has yet to be confirmed, the teen twitterverse erupted in excitement when the unofficial twitter account dedicated to breaking olympic news, @updateolympic, wrote: "Yes it's true... Ed Sheeran, One Direction, Jesse J, Taio Cruz and Tinie Tempah will be performing at the closing Ceremony of The Olympics."

The boys, themselves, haven't been shy about their love for the Games. Niall Horan recently tweeted: "Dont know if its just me, but the excitement in london is unbelievable! Its gona be a great games." And Liam Payne revealed his own personal connection to the event: "If i wasnt in 1D , running in the olympics would of been my dream :)," he tweeted.

Fans of a certain rival British boy band, however, reacted to the One Direction Olympics news differently, posing one very important question:

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