Football legends have joined forces to strengthen Slovenia. Former football stars competed in Stozice to raise money, just days after the devastating floods that hit the country. The “present” was also given by the president of UEFA, Aleksandar Ceferin, who is Slovenian, while there were approximately 16,000 fans at the stadium. He also competed Giorgos Karagkounis.
Charity match for Slovenia, Gigi saving a shot from Karagounis. ?
Mandzukic, Vidic, Figo, Seedorf, Boban, Sheva, Abidal, Ibrahimovic and many more featured. pic.twitter.com/kWgQRZiDvI
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“I would like to thank the firefighters, civil protection and everyone who helped in any way during these tragic events. All those who bought tickets, all sponsors and those who donated. Above all I would like to thank all the friends who came“, said Ceferin.
The match is over 1-1 in normal time, with Shevchenko opening the scoring in the 21st minute with a penalty against Buffon, which was strongly reminiscent of the 2002-03 Champions League final at Old Trafford, with the Ukrainian then on target at the last minute, having Buffon as an opponent at the time.
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In the 60th minute, Ibrahimovic equalized for the “blues” from the penalty spot, while his team smiled at… Russian roulette.
???? Robert Pires still using those quick feet to win penalties at the age of 49.
— beIN SPORTS (@beINSPORTS_EN) September 15, 2023
The blue they had in their composition Buffon in goal, while in defense Maldini, Abidal, Zanetti, Cesar, Corluka. From midfielders Kopiashvili, Seedorf, Pavlin, Boban. In the attack, Ibrahimovic, Novakovic, Berbatov, Mijatovic, Suker, Tavares and Klose.
In red team the goalkeeper was James, while the defenders who took part in the match were Vidic, Srna, Sylvester, Jokic, Bretsko, Ilic. In the center Figo, Pires, Koren, Karagounis, Hamit Alditop and Asanovic. In attack, Olic, Mandzukic, Birkhoff, Shevchenko, Acimovic and Savisevic.
Source: Sport Fm
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