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Cantona to return to Old Trafford for Soccer Aid with Bolt

EPL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 11/05/2018

Manchester United and France legend Eric Cantona is to return to Old Trafford in June as a footballer for Soccer Aid.

The 51-year-old four-time Premier League winner will play in the Soccer Aid World eleven alongside sprinter Usain Bolt, who had a trial at Borussia Dortmund in March.

Former Marseille and Leeds star said (via) BBC: "There is no place like home. Knowing I am coming back to Old Trafford is a special feeling."

"I am coming back to make the June 10 match the best ever and I want you to join me.

"Let's make history together at Old Trafford again one last time."

He'll face an England team captained by Soccer Aid co-founder Robbie Williams, David Seaman, Phil Neville, Jamie Redknapp, Danny Murphy and Robbie Fowler being joined by Mo Farah and of course Ben Shepard.

Among the players joining Cantona and Bolt in World XI includes Yaya Toure, Clarence Seedorf, Robert Pires, Jaap Stam, Patrick Kluivert and Edwin van der Sar,

Will Ferrell, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and Jack Whitehall are just a few of the celebs to have taken part in the charity match in the past.

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