Robbie Williams will start his world tour in Manchester.
The former Take That star announced he's playing at the Ethiad stadium on the 2nd of June next year - the first of 29 shows in 18 countries.
The singer told Victoria Grimes there will be another reunion with his former band mates at some point.
Soccer Aid takes places at Old Trafford this weekend, and a whole heap of celebrities are set to descend on Manchester.
The event is a huge charity football match between two teams of celebrities.
Singer Robbie Williams- who usually captains the England side- has had to step aside this year for reasons beyond his control.
Chelsea manager José Mourinho is to manage the Rest of the World squad as they take on England in Soccer Aid 2014 at Old Trafford.
The sporting event, in aid of UNICEF and the brainchild of Robbie Williams takes place on Sunday 8th June and will broadcast live on ITV.
José Mourinho said,
"I'm looking forward to beating Robbie Williams and Big Sam’s England team and raising money for UNICEF".
UNICEF UK Ambassador Robbie Williams will lead the England team with Welsh movie star Michael Sheen returning to captain The Rest of the World.
England's squad will star Homeland’s Damian Lewis, Olly Murs, John Bishop, Jonathan Wilkes and Doctor Who’s Matt Smith.
Michael Sheen’s Rest of the World squad includes Scottish actor James McAvoy, chef Gordon Ramsay alongside Westlife’s Nicky Byrne, and comedian Patrick Kielty.
Robbie Williams is to launch his new collection of swing songs with a performance at the London Palladium, a venue famously played by Rat Pack stars such as Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr.
The 39-year-old singer will play the famous theatre next month ahead of the release of his new album Swings Both Ways.
Williams, who is due to release his new album on November 18, will appear with "special guests" as they perform tracks which include classics and new songs which he has written with Guy Chambers.
Among the names who feature on his album are Lily Allen, Michael Buble, Kelly Clarkson, Olly Murs and Rufus Wainwright, while the classic songs include Puttin' On The Ritz and Dream A Little Dream.
Robbie Williams announced earlier this week he's making a comeback next year kicking off in Manchester of course. Tickets went on sale this morning.
Caroline Whitmore was in the capital to catch up with the man himself moments after he broke the great news.
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