SOCCER AID returned with a bang tonight as an England XI full of celebs and former stars took on the Remainder of the World – and as soon as once more it went all the best way to penalties.
The annual showpiece was held at Previous Trafford, months later than initially deliberate, with the hosts trying to win again the trophy after the ROW XI triumphed in 2019.
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Wayne Rooney took cost of the England XI as they seemed to place the frustration of a yr in the past behind them.
It was a cagey first half on the Theatre of Desires, with England struggling a blow as striker Tom Davis was pressured off early with an damage.
John Terry wasted an enormous probability after a lung-bursting run from the again, nevertheless it was former Man Utd left-back Patrice Evra who got here closest to opening the scoring with a fierce drive from 25 yards.
Alfie Allen and Ore Oduba took over between the sticks after the break and the sport opened up with two rookies in objective.
Robbie Keane wanted simply 9 minutes to interrupt the impasse, curling in a good looking strike from the sting of the field which cannoned in off the left submit.
However Remainder of the World might solely have fun for 3 minutes, as England struck again by a composed end from YouTuber Yung Filly.
Either side had possibilities to win it within the 90 minutes, with James Bay and Olly Murs going shut for England whereas Keane might have executed higher with a late opening.
For the third time in three years, Soccer Support needed to be determined from twelve yards in a celeb penalty shootout.
And as soon as once more Lee Mack proved to be a catastrophe from the spot, firing a tame penalty down the center after Locksmith had missed for the Remainder of the World.
It got here all the way down to YouTube star Chunkz to maintain England in it, however he fired his spot-kick large on the Stretford Finish to offer World XI the win for the second yr working.
- Olly Murs – SCORED
- Mark Wright – SCORED
- Lee Mack – MISSED
- James Bay – SCORED
- Chunkz – MISSED
Remainder of World
- Jeremy Lynch – SCORED
- Locksmith – MISSED
- Serge – SCORED
- Dermot Kennedy – SCORED
- Kem – SCORED
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How a lot cash was raised?
All the cash raised at Soccer Support goes to UNICEF and each £1 pledged might be changed into £three because of help from the Authorities.
At full time, it was introduced that £11,552,577 had been raised all through the match.
That makes this Soccer Support essentially the most profitable in historical past.