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Anfield to host All-Star Charity match with Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher as captains

Rohan Menon
3.48K   //    06 Mar 2015, 05:36 IST
Jamie Carragher and Steven Gerrard will play on the same pitch again, but against each other

A charity match at Anfield is set to take place between two All-Star teams with some of the best players in Europe. The event is organized by Liverpool’s official charity and is meant to benefit the people of Liverpool. The people in charge of selecting the two teams will be Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher, with both of them acting as the captain for each team. 

The managers and the final team roster is yet to be prepared and will be announced in the upcoming weeks. The players who are currently confirmed are Luis Suarez, Fernando Torres, Pepe Reina, Dirk Kuyt, Xabi Alonso, Thierry Henry, John Terry and Didier Drogba. 

Some of the players from the current first-team who are not on international duty will also be a part of the fixture, the club will also include some of the brightest talents of the Liverpool academy, as well as the teams backroom staff,  to take part in the event.

This is a special opportunity for fans to see their beloved Steven Gerrard play with some of the best talents in football from a previous generation and the present one, for the last time before he moves to LA Galaxy at the end of the season. 

The event as of now is to be held on March 29th, and the ticket prices for adults will be £20, and for kids will be £5. The charges for senior citizens will be £15. All the funds raised will be distributed amongst the local community.

Tickets will initially be available to season ticket holders and LFC members from March 5, with a general sale to follow on March 11.

Click here for more details on the match.

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