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Big names set for Bayern vs. Chelsea Legends match

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Big names from European football return to the pitch at Stamford Bridge in London on Saturday (20:15 CEST) as the Chelsea and Bayern Legends teams meet in “Legends of Europe” to relive big encounters of the past between the clubs.

Legends galore

With three days to go, the squads are almost confirmed and contain a number of names set to quench any thirst for football nostalgia. Led by coach Stefan Effenberg, Bayern’s team will include the likes of Giovane Elber, Claudio Pizarro, Roy Makaay, Owen Hargreaves, Lucio, Thomas Helmer and Hans-Jörg Butt. Chelsea’s legends will be coached by Roberto di Matteo and include John Terry, Michael Essien, Claude Makelele, Petr Cech, Salomon Kalou and Gianfranco Zola.

A charitable cause

By taking to the field, these legends will supporting a good cause as all the income from the game is going to charity, namely the Chelsea Foundation and The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity. The organisation is dedicated to the fight against cancer and recently supported former Chelsea player and coach Gianluca Vialli, who passed away after a battle with cancer earlier this year.

Free highlights after final whistle

Outside of the German-speaking DACH region, the game can only be watched on Chelsea’s own channels. However, we’ll be bringing you highlights on fcbayern.com and in the app shortly after full-time.

For fans in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, we’ll be streaming the game live exclusively on fcbayern.com/de and in the German app. Highlights will also be available afterwards.

Details of the game:

  • ‘Legends of Europe’: Chelsea Legends vs. FC Bayern Legends
  • Kick-off: 9 September 2023, 20:15 CEST/19:15 BST
  • 2x 30-minute halves / 11 vs. 11
  • Venue: Stamford Bridge, London
  • Tickets are being sold by Chelsea. Information can be found here


FC Bayern Legends relived the 2013 Champions League final against Borussia Dortmund in July:


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