Game4Ukraine: Mikael Silvestre joins star-studded charity game

Mikael Silvestre is the latest former Manchester United player to announce that he will be taking part in the upcoming charity football match Game4Ukraine.

The charity match will be held at Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge on August 5 and we already know that Antonio Valencia and Danny Drinkwater will be involved.

After it was announced that Silvestre would play in Game4Ukraine, the former Manchester United defender told Stretty News: “As soon as I heard about Game4Ukraine, I wanted to get involved. The line-ups are brilliant. We are all there, together, to raise as much money as we can to rebuild the schools damaged by missiles in Ukraine. Every child should have the right to access their education safely. Everyone should try and come down as it’s going to be a great day for the family.”

Game4Ukraine has been set up to raise funds to rebuild Mykhailo-Kotsiubynskyi School in Chernihiv Oblast, which was heavily damaged by shell attacks in March 2022.

Furthermore, an entire squad of music stars — Melanie C, Tom Grennan, the Pretenders, Alesha Dixon, and The Libertines, Tom Walker, Pete Doherty — are set to provide the musical entertainment for Game4Ukraine.

Both teams will have an array of Premier League, World Cup and European Cup winners at their disposal, including Gerard Piqué, Clarence Seedorf, Patrick Vieira, Fabio Cannavaro, Samuel Eto’o, Gianfranco Zola and Michael Essien.

Other stars include: Antonio Valencia, Bacary Sagna, Carlo Cudicini, Charlie Adam, Chelcee Grimes, Christian Panucci, Claude Makélélé, Danny Drinkwater, David James, Dida, Gael Clichy Glen Johnson, Jack Wilshere, James Arthur, Jens Lehmann, Jermain Defoe, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, John Arne Riise, Joleon Lescott, Luca Toni, Mark Nobel, Martin Skrtel, Massimo Oddo, Mikaël Silvestre, Patrik Berger, Per Mertesacker, Petr Cech, Phil Dunster, Ricardo Carvalho, Robert Pires, Russell Howard, Serginho, Shota Arveladze, Toheeb Jimoh, Wes Morgan, and William Gallas.

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