Eric Cantona will return to the Old Trafford pitch when he takes part in Soccer Aid for UNICEF on June 10.
The five-time Premier League winner will play in the Soccer Aid World XI alongside sprinter Usain Bolt, who had a trial at Borussia Dortmund in March.
“There is no place like home,” said Cantona, who played for Manchester United from 1992 to 1997. “Knowing I am coming back to Old Trafford is a special feeling and I am looking forward to seeing the stands full of familiar faces.
THE KING IS BACK! 👑
Eric Cantona joins #TeamUsain and will return to Old Trafford on Sunday 10th June! 🏟
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“My message is this: Soccer Aid for UNICEF is a game like no other because of the support you give it. I am coming back to make the June 10 match the best ever and I want you to join me.”
Among the players joining Cantona and Bolt on the World XI will be Robert Pires, Clarence Seedorf, Patrick Kluivert and Yaya Toure.