Zidane And Ronaldo Team Up To Fight Poverty

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Some of soccer's living legends turned out for the 11th Annual Match Against Poverty in Berne on Tuesday

Brazillian legend Ronaldo arrives at the stadium Photo by: Mark Gilgen/UNDP.org

The 2006 FIFA World Player of the Year Fabio Cannavaro poses for photos with fans Photo by: Mark Gilgen/UNDP.org

The stars align before kickoff Photo by: Mark Gilgen/UNDP.org

Zidane and Ronaldo's starting eleven Photo by: Mark Gilgen/UNDP.org

'Zizou' in action Photo by: Mark Gilgen/UNDP.org

The French maestro put in a nostalgic shift, showcasing his skills for the full 90 minutes Photo by: Mark Gilgen/UNDP.org

Ruud Gullit, Cannavaro, Ronaldo, and Zidane with UEFA President Michel Platini Photo by: Mark Gilgen/UNDP.org

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03/05/2014  Berne, Switzerland

Some of world soccer’s legendary retired stars laced up once again to thrill fans in the 11th annual Match Against Poverty at the Stade de Suisse on Tuesday.

Zinedine Zidane, Ronaldo, and Luis Figo were just some of the famous names who teamed up for an 8-6 victory over Young Boys, helping the United Nations Development Programme raise funds for victims of last year’s Typhoon Haiyan in the Phillipines.

For more information, visit UNDP.org.

Goals: ZRF – Zidane (2), Vieri (2), Djorkaeff (2), Hakan Sukur, Nuno Gomes  YBF – Chapuisat (3), Kubo (2), Magnin

Zidane & Ronaldo Starting XI: Nikopolidis – Salgado, Cannavaro, Hierro, Maldini – Figo, Zidane, Gattuso, Nedved, Ronaldo, Suker

On the bench – Cudicini, De Boer, Paulo Ferreira, Karembeu, McManaman, Nakata, Pires, Elber, Zambrotta, Djorkaeff, Nuno Gomes, Carragher, Mendieta, Paulo Sousa, Ljungberg, Marta, Solari, Vieri, Makelelè, Hakan Sukur

Young Boys & Friends: Von Ballmoos – Sutter, Vilotic, Rochat, Raimondi – Sermeter, Costanzo, Häberli, Steffen – Yakin, Chapuisat

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