Team have beaten Rest
of The World 3-1 at Old Trafford Stadium during the 2012 Soccer Aid Game.
Players on the England team included comedians John Bishop and Paddy
McGuinness, singers Olly Murs and Mark Owen, players David Seaman and Teddy
Sheringham with Robbie Williams as team captain. Playing for the Rest of
the World were also actor Gerard Butler, Hollywood's Will Ferrell, football
legends Clarence Seedorf, Hernan Crespo, Roy Keane and Freddie Ljungberg.
Aid is a
charity event initiated by Robbie Williams and Jonathan Wilkes in 2006 as
a brainwave of UNICEF UK which has raised over £ 7 million helping children
across the globe.
which takes part every two years, is a football match between two teams
comprising celebrities and World Football legends, one representing England and
the other the Rest of the World.
Funds raised through Soccer Aid have helped children around the world though
UNICEF’s work on health, education, nutrition, water, HIV and AIDS and
protection for vulnerable children.