Soccer Aid kick-off time, teams, TV channel and live stream for England vs World XI
Soccer Aid 2022 live stream: How can I watch England vs World XI charity game live for FREE on TV in UK
Soccer Aid returns to our screens for the 2022 edition this weekend and will be played at West Ham’s London Stadium for the first time.
The world’s biggest celebrity football match was set up by singer Robbie Williams in 2006 to raise money for Unicef. The Annual game sees an England team take on a World XI of former footballers, athletes, singers, actors, comedians and more.
London Stadium plays host to the world’s biggest celebrity football match tonight as Soccer Aid takes places.
The England squad features Liam Payne, Tom Grennan, Chunkz, Gary Neville, Jamie Carragher, Fara Williams, Joe Cole, Alex Brooker, Damian Lewis, Sir Mo Farah, Mark Wright, David Harewood, Teddy Sheringham, David James, Aitch, Mark Noble, Russell Howatd, Eni Aluko, Anita Asante and Stewart Downing.
The World XI squad features Usain Bolt, Martin Compston, Mo Gilligan, Chelcee Grimes, Patrice Evra, Steven Bartlett, Carli Lloyd, Noah Beck, Lee Mack, Munya Chawawa, Kem Cetinay, Cafu, Andriy Shevchenko, Petr Cech, Roberto Carlos, Mark Strong, Tom Stoltman, Andrea Pirlo, Heather O’Reilly and Dimitar Berbatov.
Soccer Aid for the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (Unicef) is back for the 11th time, promising to “harness the power of football to help make sure that children can grow up happy, healthy and able to play”
The charity event was co-created by Robbie Williams in 2006 and has brought together celebrities and football legends from across the world – last year Soccer Aid for Unicef raised a record-breaking £13m.
This year, its focus is on Ukraine and the 7.5 million children currently affected by Russia’s invasion.
ondon Stadium plays host to the world’s biggest celebrity football match tonight as Soccer Aid takes places.
Big names from the world of football and other sports, such as Arsene Wenger and Usain Bolt, will face off against the likes of pop star Liam Payne, presenter Mark Wright and former Manchester United defender Gary Neville.
How to watch Soccer Aid 2022
The charity match is taking place on Sunday 12 June with the action kicking off at the London Stadium at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park at 7.30pm.
You can watch it live on ITV and or online on the ITV Hub, with the build-up starting at 6.30pm.
Coverage will be hosted by Dermot O’Leary, with former Arsenal and England right-back Alex Scott the pitch-side reporter and TV presenter Maya Jama taking the role of pundit.
How to buy tickets
You can still buy tickets for Sunday’s clash via the official Soccer Aid website here.
Prices for children start at £10, £20 for adults and £75 for premium seats.
Wheelchair and ambulant disabled tickets are also available for multiple sections of the stadium.
Liam Payne Tom Grennan Chunkz Gary Neville Jamie Carragher Fara Williams Joe Cole Alex Brooker Damian Lewis Sir Mo Farah Mark Wright David Harewood Teddy Sheringham David James Aitch Mark Noble Russell Howard Eni Aluko Anita Asante Stewart Downing Harry Redknapp (management) David Seaman (management) Emma Hayes (management) Vicky McClure (management)
Usain Bolt Martin Compston Mo Gilligan Chelcee Grimes Patrice Evra Steven Bartlett Carli Lloyd Noah Beck Lee Mack Munya Chawawa Kem Cetinay Cafu Andriy Shevchenko Petr Cech Roberto Carlos Mark Strong Tom Stoltman Andrea Pirlo Heather O’Reilly Dimitar Berbatov Arsene Wenger (management) Robbie Keane (management) Idris Elba (management)
A record-breaking £13,014,76 was raised for UNICEF as a result of last year’s clash, in which a dominant World XI won 3-0 over England XI at Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium courtesy of goals from Love Island star Kem Cetinay and comedian Lee Mack.