Niall Horan Undergoes Major Knee Surgery

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By Daniel Gates

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Niall Horan has gone under the knife.

On Friday, the One Direction singer confirmed on Twitter that he had “major knee surgery,” explaining why he’d been recently spotted on crutches.

Horan wrote, “Hey guys I know most of you have seen those pics today! Yes I’ve had major knee surgery, a much larger surgery than first anticipated.”

“But I would like to tell u, it was a complete success! Considering the scale of it! So all I ask of you guys is that you would respect my privacy as I try to recover and get for the where we are tour!” added the performer.

One Direction is set to begin touring in South America in April before hitting the United States over the summer.

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