Former Lioness and Euro 2022 winner Jill Scott will captain England within the Soccer Assist charity soccer match towards a World XI at Outdated Trafford.
She would be the first lady to steer England because the occasion started in 2006.
Scott, 36, will make her debut alongside ex-England gamers Karen Carney, Jack Wilshere and Gary Cahill on Sunday, 11 June.
Eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt will captain the World XI, who’re managed by Irishman Robbie Keane.
Scott retired from football after England’s Euros success, having earned 161 England caps. She performed for Manchester Metropolis, Aston Villa and Everton in an 18-year profession, in addition to representing Nice Britain at two Olympic Video games.
In November the previous midfielder was topped Queen of the Jungle after winning actuality collection I am a Movie star… Get Me Out of Right here!
“The Euros, the jungle and now Soccer Assist for Unicef – it is the holy trinity,” stated Scott.
“I’ve gained two of them, so simply want Soccer Assist now to finish ‘The Treble’!
“I consider all three, this is perhaps the one I am most nervous about, although – simply have a look at the names concerned.”
Different non-footballer debutants confirmed up to now embrace DJ Joel Corry and rapper and actor Bugzy Malone, whereas presenter and comic Paddy McGuiness returns, however will play in aim for the primary time.
Former footballers embrace Jermain Defoe, David James, Gary Neville, Paul Scholes and Eni Aluko.
British four-time Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah has additionally been confirmed to play, as have celebrities Tom Grennan, Alex Brooker, Chunkz, Lee Mack, Steven Bartlett and Kem Cetinay.
Chelsea Ladies’s supervisor Emma Hayes and Line of Responsibility’s Vicky McClure will co-manage the England aspect, whereas former Tottenham and Republic of Eire striker Keane will probably be in control of the opposition.
Soccer Assist has raised greater than £75m for Unicef because it started, together with a file £15m on the 2022 occasion at West Ham’s London Stadium.