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The Ten Best Soccer Aid Moments

Zinedine Zidane Nutmegs Damian Lewis

by Joseph Dexter | Manchester Evening News | July 8, 2021

Zinedine Zidane playing the ball through Damian Lewis’ legs (Image: ANDREW YATES/AFP via Getty Images)

Soccer Aid for UNICEF is back and will be celebrating its tenth anniversary this year with a host of famous faces taking to the pitch, all in the name of charity. Taking place at Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium on Saturday, September 4 England will be hoping to increase their gap over the Soccer Aid World XI FC with the record currently at 5-4.

This year Soccer Aid 2021 will be hosted by Dermot O’Leary and Alex Scott and will feature a range of celebrities as well as former professional footballers. For the England team Wayne Rooney, Olly Murs, Kelly Smith, Gary Neville, Mark Wright, James Arthur and Paddy McGuinness will be taking part on the day. At the moment the Soccer Aid World XI FC includes many fan favourites, such as Usain Bolt, Patrice Evra, Roman Kemp, Roberto Carlos, Tom Grennan and Kem Cetinay.

Having raised more than £47 million to date for Unicef since it first began in 2006 there have been plenty of iconic moments. Whether it’s Zidane’s effortless skill or Sergio Pizzorno’s wonderful chipped goal we have rounded up the ten most iconic moments to celebrate Soccer Aid’s tenth birthday.

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Damian Shows Off Footballing Skills for Soccer Aid 2018 – June 10, 2018

Battling it Out for England Alongside His Band of Brothers

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | June 10, 2018

THE ANNOUNCEMENT

As we previously announced, Damian returned to the Pitch as Central Midfielder for 2018’s Soccer Aid for Unicef charity event, held Sunday, June 10, 2018 at Old Trafford football stadium in Manchester, UK and he could not wait for it!

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Damian and Lee Mack on ‘The One Show’ – June 7, 2018

Talking Soccer Aid and More on that Iconic Green Sofa

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | June 7, 2018

Damian and Lee Mack were invited onto BBC’s The One Show on June 7, 2018 to talk about Soccer Aid which is taking place Sunday, June 10. They discussed Damian’s footballing skills since his days at Eton and that famous nutmeg Zinedine Zidane pulled on him back in 2010’s Soccer Aid, to driving fast, expensive cars in Billions.

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Soccer Aid Training Practice – June 7, 2018

Damian and Company Hit the Practice Field

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | June 7, 2018

Photo by Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Damian attends a team training session at Fulham FC’s training ground, Motspur Park in south London on June 7, 2018, ahead of the annual Soccer Aid celebrity football match between England and the Rest of the World.

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Damian Attends Soccer Aid Reception Hosted by Prime Minister – June 6, 2018

Unicef Soccer Aid Teams Visit 10 Downing Street

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | June 6, 2018

Photo by: Wiktor Szymanowicz/Barcroft Media

Damian arrives at Downing Street in central London for a reception hosted by Prime Minister Theresa May for teams, ambassadors and volunteers of Unicef Soccer Aid ahead of the charity football match at Manchester’s Old Trafford on Sunday. The British government is supporting the Unicef fundraiser by matching donations up to a total of £5 million as part of the UK Aid Match programme.

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