He's one of England's most famous footballers, who has also enjoyed the distinction of being one of the sports world's few fashion icons, while his pal is the ex-husband of a pop superstar who rubs shoulders with movie stars.
But on Saturday, David Beckham, 41, slipped away from the glamour he has long been accustomed to in favour of the country life, as he joined Guy Ritchie, 48, on his Salisbury, Wiltshire, estate for a day of partridge shooting.
BREAKING NEWS Fundraiser for Brithdir Mawr Fair - Saturday 8th April, Memorial Hall, Newport : Brithdir Mawr Hoedown - Ushti Baba live - gypsy jungle folkstep band that took the festivals by storm last summer, Live Ceilidh, members of Calico Jack performing acoustic sea shanties early doors with Djs Mr A (Move On Up, Cardigan) & Greenfingers playing global hoedown, jump up folk & vintage remixed. Fancy dress theme - Sea Dogs, Mermaids, Pirates & Gypsy Ballroom.
Tickets 5 (more on the door) available from Wholefoods of Newport (on fb), Go Mango in Cardigan (fb), Wholefoods & Healing Fishguard ( Bwyd y Byd in Crymch ( & Fair & Fabulous in Newcastle Emlyn (fb) Brithdir Mawr Free Community Country Fair - Saturday 15th April, Brithdir Mawr SA42 0QJ : 12 noon til late.
But according to Patricia Warren, a farmer's wife from Derbyshire who runs the Country Bureau, a rural introduction agency, the country dating scene can be bleak, whatever age you are.
"Communities are small and people work long hours," she says. "I've gone to so many hunt balls this year, I've become a bit of a joke among my friends.
Taylor Swift, Kate Moss and none other than the Duchess of Cambridge have all been spotted wearing the brand's sturdy waterproof boots, which have been around since 1927.
This event is to launch our Crowd Funding appeal...details to follow.
Please find us on facebook for further details, and from 1st April - full program. We are 10 adults who choose to live here: working, eating, meeting and laughing together. To sum up the rest; we are striving towards a life in which our footprints are as light as they can live such that the benefits of collective living outweigh the difficulties; so that working together is easier and more enjoyable than working separately; so that we will all flourish and feel at home. Each person/family has a private living space either in the farm house, or in one of the converted farm building round the yard.
People often ask why Charlotte Martin hasn't got a boyfriend.
She's an attractive 31-year-old from Hungerford in Berkshire with a successful career as a three-day event rider and a busy social diary.