Everyone's dream diving lesson! Cheryl Cole asks Tom Daley to teach her the swan dive… and naturally he's happy to oblige
13:54 GMT, 1 August 2012
He's one of the most well-known faces on Team GB, and was watched by millions as he performed in the Olympic men's synchronised diving on Monday.
And it appeared that Tom Daley gained a rather special famous fan as a result of his efforts, which saw him finish fourth alongside diving partner Pete Waterfield.
The 18-year-old received a tweet from Cheryl Cole saying: 'I think you are amazing! Will you teach me how to swan dive'
Happy to help: Cheyl Cole tweeted Olympic diver Tom Daley asking for a little assistance with her swan dive
Tom retweeted her, replying: 'Of course!!! But first you need to follow me ;)'
No doubt the exchange will prompt envy from fans of both parties.
Cheryl didn't reply to Tom's tweet, but of course if she followed him back, the pair could have moved on to private messaging.
Sounds fair! Tom said he'd give Cheryl a diving lesson if she followed him on Twitter
The pop star's encouragement must be just what Tom needed after a rather turbulent start to the week.
and his partner Pete Waterfield, 31, finished fourth yesterday in the
men’s synchronised 10m platform diving event at London 2012.
Shortly afterwards, Daley retweeted a message from user Rileyy69 which said: 'You let your dad down i hope you know that.'
Impressed her: Ton Daley came fourth in the Olympic men's syncronised diving on Monday with his partner Peter Waterfield
Tom responded by tweeting: 'After giving it my all… you get idiots sending me this…'
Daley’s father Rob died last year from brain cancer.
The 17-year-old youth who sent the malicious tweet has been arrested and issued with a harassment warning.
Just the pickup he needed: Tom suffered abuse on Twitter after failing to win a medal on Monday
The teenager is still being investigated by police, however, over other communications sent from his Twitter account.
Dorset Police said the youth had been arrested in the early hours this
morning after 18-year-old Olympic star Daley received messages on the
social networking site.
Easy for some: No doubt many of Tom's fans will be green with envy over Cheryl's success
He was detained at a guesthouse in Weymouth hours after abusive messages
were sent to Daley, following the diver's failure to win a medal in the
10m synchronised diving event.
It is understood Daley will be advised to keep off Twitter two days
before he competes in the individual version of his event on August 10.