It’s Virat Kohli vs Abhishek Bachchan on the football field in the Celebrity Clasico 2017. The third Celebrity Clasico football match will be held on October 15, 2017 at the Andheri Sports Complex, Mumbai, from 6.30 pm (IST) onwards and will be telecast on Star Sports.
While Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli will be the captain of the All Heart Football Club, Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan will lead All Stars Football Club.
Indian national hockey side keeper PR Sreejesh, tennis star Rohan Bopanna and several Indian cricketers including the likes of Rohit Sharma, Ashish Nehra feature in Kohli’s 25-man squad. While Bachchan’s team will see Ranbir Kapoor, Sidharth Malhotra, Aditya Roy Kapur, Arjun Kapoor and co. line up.
Here is the complete squad of both All Heart FC and All Stars FC who will compete in the friendly match:
All Heart FC:
Virat Kohli (c), MS Dhoni, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, PR Sreejesh, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rohan Bopanna, Anup Sridhar, Yuzvendra Chahal, B. Mangaldas, Anirudh Srikanth, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kedar Jadhav, S. Badrinath, Hardik Pandya, Ajinkya Rahane, Pawan Negi, Digvijay, Rohit Sharma, Zaheer Khan, Jasprit Bumrah, Ashish Nehra, Jonty Rhodes and Umesh Yadav.
All Stars FC:
Abhishek Bachchan (c), Ranbir Kapoor, Sidharth Malhotra, Aditya Roy Kapur, Arjun Kapoor, Dino Morea, Shoojit Sircar, Kartik Aaryan, Armaan Jin, Shabir Ahluwalia, Sachiin Joshi, Nishant Mehra, Aparshakti Khurana, Jim Sarbh, Vivian Dsena, Karan Veer Mehra, Raj Kundra, Aadar Jain, Vikram Thapa, Rohan Shrestha, Marc Robinson, Harpreet Baweja and Shashank Khaitan.
Last year the match between the two sides ended in a 2-2 draw as Yuvraj Singh and KL Rahul‘s goals were cancelled out by Abhishek Bachchan’s side. The money from the friendly match will go to a charity since this football match is an initiative by Cornerstone Sport and GS Entertainment.
Video: Highlights of the All Heart FC and All Stars FC match 2016: