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Will & Jaden Smith to greet fans at UEFA Champions Festival

Hollywood stars are coming to Stratford.

Will and Jaden Smith

Will and Jaden Smith are set to visit Stratford for this year’s UEFA Champions match at the UEFA Champions festival on Saturday 25th May at 11.30am.

The match will feature footballing greats such as Luis Figo, Gianfranco Zola, Steve McManaman and Cafu in a five-a-side tournament. The event is free, open to everyone and will be held at the International Quarter (by Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford).

Will and Jaden Smith, who are in Britain to promote their upcoming film After Earth, will greet crowds before a penalty shootout with goalkeepers Jens Lehmann, Edwin van der Sar and Vítor Baía. The two stars of After Earth will then complete the coin toss before the match official.

The squad list for this year’s tournament is as follows:

Ultimate Champions A

1 Jens Lehmann (GK)

1 Edwin van der Sar (GK)
7 Robert Pirès
8 Freddie Ljungberg
9 Ian Rush
9 Davor Šuker
12 Giovanni van Bronckhorst
13 Karl-Heinz Riedle
14 Christian Karembeu
14 Graeme Le Saux
17 Steve McManaman
23 Jamie Carragher
25 Gianfranco Zola

Coach : Lars Ricken

Ultimate Champions B

99 Vítor Baía (GK)

2 Cafu
3 Simone Farina
5 Patrik Andersson
6 Youri Djorkaeff
7 Luís Figo
8 Predrag Mijatović
9 Giovane Élber
10 Michael Laudrup
17 Fabio Cannavaro
17 Pierre van Hooijdonk
27 Serginho

Coach: Paul Breitner

The 2013 Ultimate Champions Match kick-off is at 12:30, with Will and Jaden Smith set to step on to the pitch and greet crowds from 11.30. The event is completely free.

After Earth is in UK cinemas from June 7th.


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