Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli will lead All Heart FC against All Stars FC in the Celebrity Clasico 2017.
This is not the first time when cricket and Bollywood has come together for a social cause. Earlier in 2016, Virat Kohli Foundation joined hands with actor Abhishek Bachchan‘s ‘Playing for Humanity’ to hold a charity football match which also featured former Indian captain MS Dhoni apart from other players.
Abhishek Bachchan’s team included top Bollywood actors like Ranbir Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor. On an action-packed starry night, there was no winner as the game ended in a 2-2 draw.
Recently, the Celebrity Clasico 2017 match has been confirmed by Star Sports India and a video clip of the same has been shared on their Youtube channel.
The annual charity football match will be played on 15th October 2017 from 6:30 pm (IST) onwards at Andheri Sports Complex in Mumbai.