David Beckham: World stars set for charity game at Old Trafford


Zinedine Zidane, Ronaldinho and Luis Figo are three of the football greats who will take part in a charity match backed by David Beckham on Saturday.

Ex-England captain Beckham will lead a Great Britain and Ireland XI managed by his former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson, at Old Trafford.

They will take on a World XI captained by France World Cup winner Zidane.

Former Chelsea, Real Madrid and AC Milan boss Carlo Ancelotti will manage the world side.

Money raised from ticket sales for the match, which kicks off at 15:00 GMT, will be donated to children’s charity Unicef.

GB & Ireland squad: David Beckham (captain), David Seaman, David James, Jamie Carragher, Sol Campbell, Phil Neville, John Terry, Ashley Cole, Darren Fletcher, Nicky Butt, Trevor Sinclair, Paul Scholes, Gary McAllister, Ryan Giggs, Michael Owen, Peter Crouch, Alan Smith.

World squad: Zinedine Zidane (captain), Edwin van der Sar, Raimond van der Gouw, Cafu, Fernando Hierro, Fernando Couto, Mikael Silvestre, Maxwell, Luis Figo, Robert Pires, Christian Karembeu, Ji-sung Park, Clarence Seedorf, Patrick Vieira, Michael Ballack, Ronaldinho, Dwight Yorke, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Patrick Kluivert, Landon Donovan.