Chelsea legends will be laying their first ever game against the Inter Forever in a friendly match scheduled for Friday May 18th at the Stamford Bridge.
The 1997-98 Chelsea squad who won the Cup Winners’ Cup, League Cup and the UEFA Supercup are celebrating the 20 years of their successful trophy hauls with a special match against their counterparts from Italy.
The likes of Gianfranco Zola, Dennis Wise, Tro Andre Flo, Marcel Desailly, and many more will be representing the Blues. While the Inter Forever who will be playing for the first time in London will parade the likes of Francesco Toldo, Javier Zanetti and Youri Djorkaeff and many more.
Inter Forever Director Toldo described the match: “The match that we’ll be playing in next May is very important.
“First of all, it’s the first match for Chelsea Legends, then also because it will be a special occasion for charity. Furthermore, we’ll play at Stamford Bridge and I’m sure there will be an exceptional atmosphere.
“I can’t wait to take on the great former Chelsea players such as Zola, Le Saux, Wise, Flo and Vialli who will coach. It was be an incredible opportunity to see former opponents again who’ve become good friends.
“To play in this type of match is nice because you can combine something important and necessary such as charity work with something fun as you approach it as a challenge.”
Kick-off will be at 19:45 local time on 18th May. The match will last for 80 minutes and go to penalties if it finishes in a draw.