Soccer Aid 2016: See photos of the celebrities who took to the pitch


Soccer Aid, the big footballing event in aid of Unicef, saw footballing heroes team up with celebrities for an England v Rest of the World match live from Old Trafford.

Global stars from Ronaldinho and Robbie Fowler to One Direction's Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan were involved.

Let's have a look at some of those celebrities in action.

Robbie Williams acted as coach this year.

Robbie Williams

Ronaldinho did his bit for the cause.


The Only Way Is Essex star Mark Wright dabbled.

Mark Wright

Olly Murs made a return to the pitch.

Olly Murs

Jack Whitehall made a particularly elegant appearance.

Jack Whitehall

And as for the One Direction boys?

Louis spent most of the match on the bench...

And Niall also got a chance to shine, if only briefly, in the second half.