29 Sep 2017 - 23:28
A unique charity match between the all-time football stars has ended with a score of six to five as the "World XI” team defeated "GFF XI” at Tbilisi Dinamo Arena today.
403,214 GEL gathered from the proceeds for the event will now be spent on the restoration of the forest burnt in Borjomi Gorge in August.
A total of 403,214 GEL has been gathered to help restore burnt Borjomi forest. Photo by GFF/Facebook
Rivaldo, Luca Toni, Francesco Totti, Dida, Paolo Maldini, Sébastien Frey, Mauro Tassotti, Massimo Oddo, Vincent Candela, Dario ŠimiÄ, Pietro Vierchowod, Enrico Annoni, Míchel Salgado, Javier Zanetti, Ibrahim Ba, Massimo Ambrosini, Dino Baggio, Luigi Di Biagio, Marek Jankulovski, Angelo Di Livio, Benito Carbone, Marco Delvecchio will play against Andriy Shevchenko, Christian Abbiati, Sebastiano Rossi, Iván Córdoba, Kafu, Giuseppe Favalli, Alessandro Costacurta, Hernán Crespo, Kevin Kurányi, Zvonimir Boban, Kakha Kaladze, Zura Khizanishvili, Alexandre Amisulashvili, Kakhaber Tskhadadze, Aleksandre Iashvili, Giorgi Kinkladze, Levan Kobiashvili, Gocha Jamarauli, Giorgi Demetradze, Levan Tskhitishvili, Mikheil Kavelashvili were the Georgian and international football players who, united under "GFF XI” and "World XI” teams played a friendly match in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi to contribute to the restoration of the Borjomi forest.
The football stars were invited by GFF immediately after the massive forest fire happened in Borjomi Gorge that burnt for seven days before being put out in late August.