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Saturday, August 6, 2011

Paul Scholes Testimonial Match by Theresa Tran

by Theresa Tran for World Football Commentaries

Manchester United's Paul Scholes' (L) poses for the media with New York Cosmos' Honorary President Pele during his testimonial soccer match in Manchester, northern England, August 5, 2011.
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Paul Scholes and Pele'.

Manchester United's Paul Scholes salutes the crowd with his family, ahead of his testimonial soccer match against New York Cosmos in Manchester, northern England August 5, 2011.
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Saying good-bye after a legendary career.

Cosmos Roster

1. Brad Friedel (USA)
2. Gary Neville (ENG)
3. Wayne Bridge (ENG)
4. Patrick Vieira (FRA)
5. Fabio Cannavaro (ITA)
6. Sol Campbell (ENG)
7. Robert Pirès (FRA)
8. Nicky Butt (ENG)
9. Dwight Yorke (TRI)
11. Robbie Keane (IRE)
12. Michel Salgado (ESP)
13. Chad Calderone*
14. Ibrahim Diaby*
15. Yanik Reyering*
16. Stefan Dimitrov*
17. Dane Murphy*
18. Marvin Iraheta*
19. Moriken Sangary*
20. Brian McBride (USA)
21. Armando Gaitan*

*Denotes Cosmos U-23 player

North American Broadcast

Fox Soccer Channel will televise the game live at 2:30 p.m. Eastern time and 11:30 Pacific time.

Pele' at 10 Downing Street

Former Brazilian footballer Pele poses for pictures outside 10 Downing Street in London, on August 3, 2011. Pele met with young footballers during a coaching session in the gardens of 10 Downing Street.
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About the Author

Theresa Tran
is the Director of Communications for the New York Cosmos.

Voice: 212-369-7000 / email: ttt@newyorkcosmos.com /

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