Fabio Cannavaro, Patrick Vieira, Nicky Butt and Wayne Bridge to play for New York Cosmos
A host of big-name players of varying degrees of being past-it have been named in a New York Cosmos squad that will face Manchester United in Paul Scholes’ testimonial match.
United will face the Cosmos at Old Trafford on August 5 as they American outfit take to the field for their first match in 25 years.
A host of legends and veterans will play alongside players from the Cosmos’ youth teams, which have been put in place ahead of a planned return to professional football as an MLS expansion franchise.
The players you will know from the Cosmos squad – reportedly handpicked by Pele and Eric Cantona – include Nicky Butt, Wayne Bridge, Sol Campbell, Fabio Cannavaro, Brad Friedel, Robbie Keane, Brian McBride, Gary Neville, Michel Salgado and
Is anyone else thinking Gary Neville is likely to sabotage the whole match with a series of own goals to secure victory for his beloved United?