Manchester United Legend Paul Scholes Spotted Training Hard for Comeback Match

Published 07/21/2021, 5:48 AM EDT


Paul Scholes is back in training again after he retired from all forms of professional football in 2013. He is going to represent England in September’s Soccer Aid event.

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The retired midfielder is one of four ex-United players currently involved in the match to raise money for UNICEF, with Wayne Rooney, Gary Neville, and Patrice Evra also on board.

Manchester United’s official channel on Instagram posted video clips of Scholes training for the match. The former United midfielder was training for the game with his son Aaron, who helped him out with some passing, shooting, and ball control exercises.

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Soccer Aid has become a consistent fixture on the calendar year as they have hosted huge charity matches consistently. This time around, several celebrities like Usain Bolt, Nigel de Jong, Patrice Evra, and Roberto Carlos are featuring for the World XI side.

The English team features celebrities like Chunkz, James Arthur, and Olly Murs. They are also lining up with popular footballers like Jamie Redknapp, Ashley Cole, Emile Heskey, and David James.

The match is scheduled to take place on September 4th, 2021. Moreover, the tickets can be bought on the official Soccer Aid website for as low as 20 pounds.

Paul Scholes and his incredible Manchester United career

Paul Scholes is one of the biggest players in the English club’s history. He was an academy graduate who was brought up by Sir Alex Ferguson.

Making his full debut for United in the 1994-95 season, Paul Scholes went on to win every single major honor with Manchester United. Finally, he ended his career with 11 premier league trophies and two champions league titles to his name.

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While he didn’t achieve a lot for the English national team, his caliber and individual brilliance helped him get into the English Football Hall of Fame in 2008 while he was still an active player.

He finally retired in the 2012-13 season after retiring temporarily in 2011. Additionally, it coincided with Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement, and they left on a wonderful note after winning the Premier League.

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