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Zidane and Figo to face Manchester Utd

April 2, 2013
By ESPN staff

Zinedine Zidane and Luis Figo are the two star names in a Real Madrid veterans side to play Manchester United in a charity match in June.

Luis Figo and Zinedine Zidane are set to play at Old Trafford in June
PA PhotosLuis Figo and Zinedine Zidane are set to play at Old Trafford in June

The 'Legends Are Back' friendly on June 2 will feature the pair in a United team that will include Dwight Yorke, Andrew Cole, Edwin van der Sar, Jaap Stam, Teddy Sheringham and Nicky Butt among others.

Zidane, who won the World Cup with France in 1998, will play alongside Portuguese legend Figo, who was crowned FIFA World Player of the Year in 2001.

Steve McManaman, the former Liverpool and Manchester City player who twice won the Champions League with Madrid, is also confirmed along with - amongst others - Fernando Hierro, Fernando Redondo, Emilio Butragueno, Christian Karembeu and Ivan Helguera.

The line-ups have been announced by the Manchester United Foundation, who are raising money for disadvantaged young people under their Red Heart United banner.

Information from the Press Association was used in this report