Soccer Aid For Unicef: Tommy Fury to take part in charity football match alongside Liam Payne and Gary Neville

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Sports stars, entertainment icons, television hosts and comedians are all set to take part in the annual charity match

Tommy Fury is set to play in the annual charity Soccer Aid match to raise money for Unicef.

The professional boxer, 23, will join Usain Bolt’s team as they go head-to-head with Jill Scott’s team on Sunday 11 June at Old Trafford, Manchester.

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The Love Island star will play alongside legendary sports stars such as Mo Farah and Gary Neville and entertainment icons such Liam Payne and Joel Corry at the world’s biggest charity football match.

Soccer Aid tickets are on sale now, with prices starting from just £10 for children and £20 for adults.

Find out more about Soccer Aid here.

What is Soccer Aid For Unicef?

Soccer Aid for UNICEF was founded by Robbie Williams in 2006 and is now the world’s biggest celebrity football match.

Once a year, an England team made up of celebrities and sports stars takes on their opponents, the Soccer Aid World XI FC, to raise money to give kids the best start in life.

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The event is broadcast live on ITV and STV, and there’s a spectacular halftime show which is yet to be announced.

Who else is on the Soccer Aid line up?

Lioness and I’m A Celebrity winner Jill Scott will captain the England team, which includes former football stars Jermain Defoe, Karen Carney, Gary Cahill, Jack Wilshere, Gary Neville, Paul Scholes, Eniola Aluko, David James and Nicky Butt.

Also on the England team is presenters Paddy McGuinness, Scarlett Douglas and Alex Brooker,with singers Tom Grennan, Joel Corry, Liam Payne

Rapper Bugzy Malone, Olympic runner Sir Mo Farah and YouTuber Chunkz are also on the team - which is managed and coached by Emma Hayes, Vicky McClure and Harry Redknapp.

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Meanwhile, runner Usain Bolt will captain the Soccer Aid World XF FC Team which welcomes businessman Steven Bartlett, Love Island star Kem Cetinay, professional boxer Tommy Fury, American soccer player Heather O’Reilly and Canadian soccer player Kaylyn Kyle.

Also on the team, which is managed by Robbie Keane, are comedians Lee Mack, Mo Gilligan and Maisie Adam.

The rest of the Soccer Aid World XF FC team is yet to be announced.

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