Nov 6, 2015

Charity Match against MS

The team of world’s retired professional footballers has produced a dazzling performance against Iran’s football stars of the past in a charity match, the proceeds of which went to the Iranian society that supports MS patients.(Aug 28, 2015)
The constellation of world-renowned former soccer giants, including Vitor Baia, Luis Figo, Marcel Desailly, Pedro Miguel Carreiro Resendes, known as Pauleta, as well as Fabio Cannavaro, edged the Iranian side 3-0 in a fixture staged at Azadi stadium in western Iran.
Brazilian defender Roberto Carlos was on target in the 24th minute with a free-kick.
Former presidential candidate Luis Figo made it 2-0 in the 31st minute. He chipped the ball over Iranian legendary goalkeeper Ahmad Reza Abedzadeh..
With one minute remaining to the halftime, Pauleta scored for World Stars.
The match held to raise money for MS patients.
The World Stars team takes the field once a month in a country to raise funds for people who are suffering from a disease or disaster. Support for Ebola patients in Africa was one of the latest fundraisers of this team.
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