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This year, we celebrated the 10th Soccer Aid for UNICEF at our new host venue for 2021 – Manchester City’s spectacular Etihad Stadium. Help UNICEF fight back against Covid, for every child, everywhere.
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Soccer Aid This year's game, which raises money for UNICEF, will take place at Manchester City's Etihad Stadium on Saturday September 4 with kick-off at 7.30pm.
The first Soccer Aid match took place in 2006 and since then has raised more than £38m for UNICEF. Up to 2018 the game was held every two years - however since then it has been held every year.
Soccer Aid is back for 2021 with a whole host of new and returning professional footballers and celebrities ready to take on an 11-a-side match to raise money for children’s charity UNICEF. Wayne Rooney , Mark Wright and Paddy McGuinness are among the stars representing the Three Lions as they face off against World XI FC, with Usain Bolt, Kem Cetinay and Ore Oduba playing for the rest of the world.
Wayne Rooney. Both England and Manchester United’s all-time top goal scorer, Wayne Rooney is a footballing legend. He won 16 trophies for the club and a host of individual awards. Rooney managed the England side to a defeat in Soccer Aid 2020, but this year he will take to the field for the first time since his retirement.
It will be the sixth time the match will be played in Manchester, after Soccer Aid for Unicef 2019 took place at Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge. Soccer Aid is returning to Old Trafford Video Soccer ...
Danny Wilson, Managing Director, Manchester City Operations, said: “We are delighted to be hosting Soccer Aid at the Etihad Stadium for the very first time. “Soccer Aid is recognised as the world’s biggest charity football match and has made a significant contribution to UNICEF’s charitable programmes since it was founded.
Soccer Aid is a British charity annual (formerly biennial) event that has raised over £38 million in aid of UNICEF UK, through ticket sales and donations from the public.. The televised event is a friendly-style football match between two teams, England and the Soccer Aid World XI (formerly Rest of the World (ROW) until 2018), composed of celebrities and former professional players ...