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
(Nigel French/PA)

Ronaldinho did his bit for the cause.

(Nigel French/PA)

The Only Way Is Essex star Mark Wright dabbled.

Mark Wright
(Nigel French/PA)

Olly Murs made a return to the pitch.

Olly Murs
(Nigel French/PA)

Jack Whitehall made a particularly elegant appearance.

Jack Whitehall
(Nigel French/PA)

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.