Chelsea legend to play in Australian bushfire charity game

first_img Former Liverpool striker Emile Heskey and World Cup winner with France legend David Trezeguet will also feature in the encounter to be held at the ANZ Stadium in Sydney on Saturday, May 23. James Johnson, Football Federation Australia chief, was sympathetic towards the victims of the fires, before praising the valiant efforts of the first responders to the disaster.Advertisement Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba, will team up with the likes of former Manchester United duo Dwight Yorke and Ji-sung Park in a charity match in Australia to raise money following the fires which have left more than 30 dead and thousands of homes destroyed since September. Promoted ContentTop Tastiest Foods From All Over The World5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks7 Universities Where Getting An Education Costs A Hefty Penny5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksThe Best Cars Of All TimeBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them10 Phones That Can Easily Fit In The Smallest Pocket7 Breathtaking Train Stations Around The Globe7 Mind-Boggling Facts About Black HolesThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterWhat Happens When You Eat Eggs Every Single Day? Loading… Pogba free of cast & stepping up Man Utd recovery as McTominay also prepares for training return“The thoughts of the entire football family have been with the victims of these terrible bushfires over the past few weeks,” said Johnson. “We now have this important opportunity to harness the power of our global sport to raise funds to assist in the re-build of our local devastated communities, and honour the brave men and women who have put their own lives at risk during this unprecedented natural disaster.” Read Also:Drogba hails Mane as new king of Africa In addition to Drogba, past Sunderland and Leeds striker Michael Bridge will also feature in the game as well as former Australia players Mark Bosnich, John Aloisi and Simon Colosimo. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img

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