A rash of superstars have been confirmed to play in a UNICEF charity match put together by David Beckham.
Former World Player of the Year winners Zinedine Zidane and Ronaldinho will be joined by John Terry and Rio Ferdinand, who will be playing togethr for the first time since Terry was charged with racially abusing Rio’s younger brother Anton.
Also Manchester United greats, including Ryan Giggs, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Paul Scholes, will join Beckham and Sir Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford next month for the ‘Match for Children’ in aid of UNICEF.
Beckham will captain a Great Britain and Ireland team, managed by Sir Alex, to take on a Rest of the World XI, led by Zidane and managed by Carlo Ancelotti.
United fans will be particularly excited to see club legends like Giggs, Solskjaer, Scholes, Rio Ferdinand, Nicky Butt, Edwin van der Sar, Andy Cole and Dwight Yorke back in action, alongside Beckham. And some of the best players to have graced the game, from European Champions to World Cup winners, including Fabio Cannavaro, Patrick Vieira, Cafu, Luis Figo and Ronaldinho, will also be involved in the game on 14 November.
The latest list of players is as follows, with more still to be named:
GB and Ireland
Manager: Sir Alex Ferguson
Captain: David Beckham
Rest of the World
Manager: Carlo Ancelotti
Captain: Zinedine Zidane
Edwin van der Saar
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer