Soccer Aid is back and better than ever before with the star-studded football match of super celebs and football legends, taking place at Chelsea FC’s Stamford Bridge in London on Sunday 16th June.
Leading the line-up for the Soccer Aid World XI is Chelsea FC legend Didier Drogba, who will be returning to Stamford Bridge for the first time since 2015. Drogba will be managed by I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here winner Harry Redknapp who will be joined on the touchline by co-manager Good Morning Britain presenter Piers Morgan.
Usain Bolt has confirmed his return to the Soccer Aid World XI team alongside Drogba.
Managing England will be ‘Big Sam’ Allardyce, looking to repeat his penalty-kick inspired triumph of 2018, and Susanna Reid, the first female manager of Soccer Aid for Unicef, who will be going head-to-head with her Good Morning Britain co-host Piers. Their team will consist of football legends and celebrities including Jamie Redknapp, Mark Wright, Ben Shephard andJoe Wicks.
A 60-second film featuring the game’s host Dermot O’Leary and pitch side reporter Kirsty Gallacher was released today featuring some of the nation’s favourite ITV television personalities, as well as the players confirmed so far.
Tickets for Soccer Aid for Unicef 2019 match on Sunday 16th June 2019 at Stamford Bridge are available now at www.socceraid.org.uk/tickets/or by calling 020 7386 2019. Tickets are priced at £10 for under-16s and adults from £20 meaning a family of four can attend for just £60.
The match will be broadcast live on ITV and STV on Sunday 16th June and the money raised will go towards Unicef’s vital work protecting children in danger around the world and will help every child grow up happy, healthy and safe to play. Soccer Aid for Unicef is produced by Initial, part of Endemol Shine UK, for ITV.
This year’s Soccer Aid for Unicef match falls on Father’s Day, meaning father-son duo Harry and Jamie Redknapp will spend this special day on opposing teams with Jamie reprising his role playing for England and Harry returning to co-manage the Soccer Aid World XI.