Home Entertainment EastEnders stars Bobby Brazier and Danny Dyer put on a lively display as they show off their ball skills at Soccer Aid 2024 training.

EastEnders stars Bobby Brazier and Danny Dyer put on a lively display as they show off their ball skills at Soccer Aid 2024 training.

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EastEnders stars Bobby Brazier and Danny Dyer put on a spirited display during a training session for Soccer Aid 2024.

EastEnders stars Bobby Brazier and Danny Dyer put on a spirited display during a training session for Soccer Aid 2024.

Preparation for the charity match, which will take place on Sunday 9 June, was already underway on Friday, with stars including Vicky McClure, Martin Compston, Sam Thompson and Tommy Fury joining them on the pitch.

Bobby, 21, wore a navy blue Adidas tracksuit and shorts as he showed off his kicking skills.

Meanwhile, Danny, 46, looked perfect as he sported his full kit, which includes a white and blue UNICEF football shirt, shorts and football boots.

The actor appeared focused as he kicked the ball during a practice session, before catching former footballer Karen Carney.

Soccer Aid for United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) 2023 had raised more than £14.6 million by the time the match ended

EastEnders stars Bobby Brazier and Danny Dyer put on a spirited display during a training session for Soccer Aid 2024.

Bobby, 21, wore a navy blue Adidas tracksuit and shorts as he showed off his kicking skills.

Bobby, 21, wore a navy blue Adidas tracksuit and shorts as he showed off his kicking skills.

Soccer Aid for UNICEF 2024 announced its celebrity players in March ahead of the annual charity match taking place on Sunday 9 June at Stamford Bridge.

The event will once again be hosted by Alex and Dermot, while Bobby and Tommy will guide the stars onto the field.

I’m a Celebrity winner and Lionesses legend Jill Scott returns as captain of the England team against the World XI, which will once again be led by Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt.

Bobby, Sam, The Crown’s Erin Doherty, Frank and Gladiator’s Diamond will make their debut at this year’s charity match.

They will join stars including Paddy McGuinness, Sir Mo Farah, Alex Brooker and Roman Kemp.

This comes after amateur players donned their specially commissioned Adidas Euro 96 kits for the first time in March to mark tickets for the match going on sale.

Former Strictly star Bobby said: ‘Having the opportunity to take part in this year’s Soccer Aid for UNICEF is incredible! We all know what a great cause this is and you can help support it too – tickets are on sale now.”

‘I hope all my dance training will help me with my stamina when I take on Usain Bolt and company! It might even give me the shine needed for some silky skills, we’ll see!’

“I’m actually a Spurs fan, so technically I’ll be playing behind enemy lines at Stamford Bridge, but I’ll keep it a secret.” It would be fantastic to score a goal in the game. Who knows, I’ll have to think about what my celebration will be. I hope to see you all on Sunday, June 9.”

Since 2006, when UNICEF UK Ambassador Robbie Williams co-founded the concept, Soccer Aid for UNICEF has raised more than £90 million.

Preparations for the charity match, which will take place on Sunday 9 June, were already underway on Friday, with stars including Vicky McClure, Martin Compston, Sam Thompson and Tommy Fury joining them on the pitch.

Preparations for the charity match, which will take place on Sunday 9 June, were already underway on Friday, with stars including Vicky McClure, Martin Compston, Sam Thompson and Tommy Fury joining them on the pitch.

Danny, 46, looked perfect as he sported his full kit, which includes a white and blue UNICEF football shirt, shorts and football boots.

Danny, 46, looked perfect as he sported his full kit, which includes a white and blue UNICEF football shirt, shorts and football boots.

The actor appeared focused as he kicked the ball during a practice session, before catching former footballer Karen Carney.

The actor appeared focused as he kicked the ball during a practice session, before catching former footballer Karen Carney.

Soccer Aid for UNICEF 2024 announced its celebrity players in March ahead of the annual charity match taking place on Sunday 9 June at Stamford Bridge.

Soccer Aid for UNICEF 2024 announced its celebrity players in March ahead of the annual charity match taking place on Sunday 9 June at Stamford Bridge.

Proceeds support UNICEF’s vital work helping millions of children around the world and last year’s game raised a record £14.6 million.

Robbie said: ‘Soccer Aid for UNICEF is one of the greatest sources of joy in my life. It is an amazing event. When we launched this almost two decades ago, I never would have imagined it would raise as much money as it has.”

“The main reason the match remains a success is because the greater British public continues to be so generous in supporting UNICEF’s work to help children around the world have happy, healthy and playful childhoods.

Adding: ‘Once again I kindly ask you to purchase a ticket for the match on Sunday 9th June at Stamford Bridge – the line-up is as star-studded as ever! Thank you for all your continued support.”

Frank, one of the best players in Chelsea history, will return to Stamford Bridge and lead England.

The former Blues midfielder, who scored 147 goals for the south-west Londoners over 13 years, will take charge of the Three Lions alongside his uncle, Harry.

While current Chelsea coach Mauricio Pochettino will take charge of Soccer Aid World XI FC for the second consecutive year.

Frank said: “Playing in front of a sell-out crowd at Stamford Bridge is special, for any player, on any occasion.” “I’m excited to do it again, this time with Soccer Aid for UNICEF.”

‘Leading the England Soccer Aid team with Harry will be a proud moment and great fun, but the main focus is, rightly, on the millions of pounds we can all raise together. So please buy your tickets for Sunday, June 9, and give us your support.”

In last year’s match, England were defeated for the fifth year in a row by World XI FC with a score of 4-2.

I'm a Celebrity winner and Lionesses legend Jill Scott returns as captain of the England team against the World XI, which will once again be led by Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt.

I’m a Celebrity winner and Lionesses legend Jill Scott returns as captain of the England team against the World XI, which will once again be led by Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt.

Since 2006, when UNICEF UK Ambassador Robbie Williams co-founded the concept, Soccer Aid for UNICEF has raised more than £90 million.

Since 2006, when UNICEF UK Ambassador Robbie Williams co-founded the concept, Soccer Aid for UNICEF has raised more than £90 million.

Proceeds support UNICEF's vital work in helping millions of children around the world and last year's game raised a record £14.6 million.

Proceeds support UNICEF’s vital work in helping millions of children around the world and last year’s game raised a record £14.6 million.

Soccer Aid founder Robbie Williams will co-manage England alongside managerial legends Frank Lampard and Harry Redknapp.

Soccer Aid founder Robbie Williams will co-manage England alongside managerial legends Frank Lampard and Harry Redknapp.

Usain Bolt captained his team and achieved another success in a team that also included football legends Hernán Crespo and Roberto Carlos, while England were captained by Euro winner Lioness Jill.

Women’s World Cup winner Heather O’Reilly was in midfield, and she was joined by the likes of Crespo, Carlos, Darren Fletcher and Francesco Totti. They also had Ben Foster in goal, who is still a professional at Wrexham.

As well as their captain Jill, the England team has other England legends such as Karen Carney, Gary Neville, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt, Jack Wilshere, Jermaine Defoe, Gary Cahill and David James all in the team.

Soccer Aid for United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) 2023 had raised more than £14.6 million by the time the match ended.

Tickets for Soccer Aid 2024, taking place on Sunday 9 June, are on sale now, visit www.socceraid.org.uk

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