Fifa and Uefa have confirmed details of an international benefit match for the victims of the Asian tsunami disaster.
The ‘Football for Hope’ match will be played at Barcelona’s Nou Camp stadium on 15 February at 2000 GMT.
One side will be coached by Carlos Parreira and Frank Rijkaard, the other by Marcello Lippi and Arsene Wenger.
Fifa president Sepp Blatter said he hopes the match will “help the individuals and football associations that have been so severely affected by the terrible tsunami tragedy”.
Uefa president and Fifa vice-president Lennart Johansson added: “We hope that the message of hope disseminated by the world of sport will help to alleviate the terrible suffering.”
The teams will be led by world player of the year Ronaldinho and European footballer of the year Andriy Shevchenko, who released a statement expressong their sympathy with the victims.
It read: “We had no hesitation in pledging our support for the ‘Football for Hope’ match.
“Through this match, we hope to be able to offer relief to the people affected and help them rebuild their homes and their lives.”