Talking to The Sun, Sheeran said about JT, "Watching him [in concert] made me want to quit. He's 32 and I'm 22. In ten years... no, I still can't ever be like him." He continued, "He makes men look bad."
Ed hasn't been shy about his adoration of the "Suit & Tie" singer. After seeing him perform live last month, he tweeted:
The "Drunk" singer shouldn't be so hard on himself, though. His debut album, +, went No. 1 in multiple countries around the world and scored him the British Breakthrough Act and British Solo Male Artist at the 2012 BRIT Awards. Plus, he miiiiight be dating Taylor Swift. He's a regular Justin Timberlake in the making.