The annual star studded charity game orgnized under the banner of Unicef will take place at Old Trafford on Sunday, 05 June 2016. Most of the details are confirmed and tickets are available for purchase at official manchester united website (manutd.com/socceraid). Jose Mourinho will manage the English XI while Leciester City manager Claudio Ranieri will manage Rest of the World XI. Showbiz Celebrities and former players will take part in what should be a glamour game and raise money for UNICEF’s “protect children” campaign.
2016 UNICEF Soccer Aid Match:
Date: Sunday, 05 June 2016 – Time: 20:00 uk time
Venue: Old Trafford, Manchester.
Channels: ITV (UK), MUTV (online stream), FOX1 (US)
Tickets: manutd.com/socceraid is already selling tickets priced at £20 for adults (£5 for under 16s)
This will be the 10th edition of the “Soccer Air” Charity game first started back in 2006. Old Trafford has hosted in 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2014. Number of showbiz/music celebrities has already pledged to take part while the full list of players for both teams England XI vs Rest of the World XI will be announced couple of weeks before the game.
Teams Lineup: Former Chelsea manager will manager England XI while famous singer Robbie Williams will captain the side. While Claudio Ranieri will manage Rest of the World XI captained by Michael Sheen. Olly Murs, One Direction member Louis Tomilson, Marvin Humes, Mark Wright, Jack Whitehall, John Bishop and former cricketer Andrew Flintoff are just a few celebrities who will be part of the event. Former United players like Ryan Giggs, Scholes, Thierry Henry, Ruud Van Nistelrooy will also play some part.
|ENGLAND XI||REST OF THE WORLD XI|
|Jose Mourinho (Manager)||Claudio Ranieri (Manager)|
|Robbie Williams (Captain)||Michael Sheen (Captain)|
|David Beckham||Thierry Henry|
|Steven Gerrard||Diego Maradona|
|David James||Luis Figo|
|Rio Ferdinend||Patrick Vieira|
|Michael Owen||Will Ferrell (actor)|
|Olly Murs (Singer)||Gerard Butler (Actor)|
|Louis Tomilson (Singer)||Mike Myers (Comedian)|
|Jack Whitehall (Comedian)||Paolo Di Canio|
|John Bishop (Comedian)||Gordon Ramsay (Celebrity Chef)|
|Jamie Carragher||Edgar Davids|
|Marvin Humes (actor)||Clarence Seedorf|
|Mark Wright (TV & Radio)||James McAvoy (TV Actor)|