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Michael Sheen looks utterly unrecognisable in teenage throwback snaps 

Michael and Jennifer took a walk down memory lane 

Emmy Griffiths

Fans of Michael Sheen were treated to a series of throwback snaps of the actor during ITV's Jennifer Saunders’ Memory Lane, which saw the Ab Fab star team up with Michael to explore his childhood town. 

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In the episode, the pair visited Port Talbot where Michael grew up, and shared several snaps of the Good Omens star while he was a teenager - and he looked unrecognisable! Sharing screengrabs of Michael aged 15, one viewer wrote: "Thank you Jennifer Saunders for these baby Sheen."

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Another added: "So he's just been adorable his entire dang life." Fans were delighted with the episode, with one writing: "That was a very good journey. I'M IN LOVE WITH PORT-TALBOT NOW @michaelsheen, YOU'RE A VERY GOOD GUIDE." 

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He looks so different

Michael chatted about his teenage years to his friend Jennifer on the show, explaining: "I was obsessed with football. I played for Baglan Boys Club at the Evans Bevan pitch. My memory of playing football here was the stinging feel of rain on ten-year-old legs.

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"I used to feel a mixture of joy at playing and utter terror. One [because I] wanted to play as well as possible and also there was always a sense of latent violence constantly. There was one famous game, [I was]probably around 12 or 13 and someone started to have a fight, in the middle of the pitch, and we had been told that if a fight starts you have to find your opposite number.

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The show shared throwback snaps of Michael

"Everyone started looking round for their opposite number and our goalkeeper, I believe his nickname was Unky, he ran, I remember watching him run, all the way across the pitch to hit the other goalkeeper. The match was abandoned."

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