Mumbai: Virat Kohli Foundation has joined hands with Abhishek Bachchan's 'Playing for Humanity' to hold a charity football match which will also feature limited overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni apart from the Test captain and top Bollywood actor like Ranbir Kapoor.
The match termed as 'Celebrity Classico 2016' will take place at the Mumbai Football Arena, Andheri Sports Complex, on Saturday, June 4 with an objective to generate funds for the foundations' charitable initiatives. Virat will lead the All Heart Football Club (a property of The Virat Kohli Foundation) and Bachchan is set to lead All Stars Football Club (run by Playing for Humanity).
How will @imVkohli fare on the football field? Watch Celebrity Clasico on 4th June at 9 PM on Star Sports 1/HD1!https://t.co/FDANzL5KtH— Star Sports Football (@StarFootball) May 31, 2016
Apart from Kohli and Dhoni, some of the country's top cricketers like Zaheer Khan, Harbhajan Singh, Yuvraj Singh, Ajinkya Rahane and R Ashwin will be playing in this match.
Ranbir & @juniorbachchan take on @imVkohli & Co. in Celebrity Clasico on 4th June! Catch it on Star Sports 1/HD1!https://t.co/QtubZX7mHY— Star Sports Football (@StarFootball) June 1, 2016
Apart from Bachchan Jr and Ranbir, the three other prominent Bollywood A Listers are Arjun Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapoor and celebrated director Shoojit Sircar....