The UEFA Champions League and UEFA Women’s Champions League finals will be accompanied by various events and functions in Munich. One of the highlights will be the sixth edition of the Ultimate Champions Match, when various former legends of the game return to the pitch to play an exhibition match.
The 2012 Ultimate Champions Match will see a World All-Stars Team taking on FC Bayern All-Stars & Friends at the Olympiastadion on May 19. The match will be part of the UEFA Champions Festival at Munich’s Olympiapark. The match will feature an impressive 22 UEFA Champions League winners. The World All-Stars, coached by Ruud Gullit, include two FIFA World Cup winning captains, Cafu and Fabio Cannavaro, Dutch goalkeeping great Edwin Van der Sar, Chelsea FC legend Gianfranco Zola and former Real Madrid duo Davor Šuker and Pedja Mijatovic’. The FC Bayern All-Stars & Friends will consist of former heroes like Giovane Elber, Markus Babbel, Roy Makaay and 2012 UEFA Champions League final ambassador Paul Breitner. The match will be broadcast live by German broadcaster SAT. 1, while www.UEFA.com will also take the game to a global audience via a live stream. There will be NO entrance fee for the Ultimate Champions Match and anyone interested to watch some of football’s greatest names returning to action are welcome to attend. The match is scheduled to kick-off at 12.00 CET (15.30 IST | 11.00 GMT).
World All-Stars 1-Edwin van der Sar, 2-Cafu, 2-Willy Sagnol, 3-Frank de Boer, 4-Patrick Vieira, 5-Patrik Andersson, 7-Ronald de Boer, 8-Predrag Mijatovic’, 9-Davor Šuker, 10-Michael Laudrup, 10-Zico, 11-Stéphane Chapuisat, 12-Giovanni van Bronckhorst, 14-Graeme Le Saux, 17-Steve McManaman, 19-Dwight Yorke, 22-Christian Karembeau, 25-Gianfranco Zola, 28-Fabio Cannavaro, 33-Celestine Babayaro, 44-Augustine “Jay-Jay” Okocha, 99-Vítor Baía Coach Ruud Gullit
FC Bayern All Stars & Friends 1-Walter Junghans, 2-Markus Babbel, 3-Robert Kovac, 4-Oliver Kreuzer, 5-Thomas Helmer, 6-Niko Kovac, 7-Pierre Littbarski, 8-Paul Breitner, 9-Giovane Elber, 10-Roy Makaay, 11-Carsten Jancker, 12-Stefan Reuter, 13-Karl-Heinz Riedle, 14-Harald Cerny, 15-Maurizio Gaudino, 17-Ludwig Kögl, 18-Michael Tarnat, 20-Olaf Thon, 21-ALexander Zickler, 22-Harald Dax, Coach Wolfgang Dremmler
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