When did Robbie Williams start Soccer Aid with Jonathan Wilkes? and how much money has it raised so far?

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ROBBIE Williams and Jonathan Wilkes’ Soccer Aid returns this Sunday for its eight time.
Here is what we know about this action packed footie extravaganza.

Robbie Williams and Olly Murs lift the trophy after winning the Soccer Aid for UNICEF 2018 match between England and The Rest of the World at Old Trafford on June 10, 2018
Robbie Williams and Olly Murs lift the trophy after winning the Soccer Aid for UNICEF 2018 match between England and The Rest of the World 
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When did Robbie Williams start Soccer Aid with Jonathan Wilkes?

Robbie Williams founded Soccer Aid with his solo singer friend Jonathan Wilkes in 2006.
They wanted to raise money for UNICEF, specifically to help children in danger around the world.
Every year a host of celebs from the world of entertainment and sport show off their football skills alongside former pros.

When is Soccer Aid on?

The annual Soccer Aid football match on Sunday 16 June .
If you can’t make it to the stadium, tune into ITV1 at 7.30pm.
The annual match moves from Manchester to London this year.
Old Trafford usually plays host to the game.
But in 2019 Chelsea are doing the honours at Stamford Bridge.
Every year a host of celebs from the world of entertainment and sport show off their football skills alongside former pros.


How much money has it raised so far?

A record-breaking £6,746,557 was raised in 2018.
Organisers aim is to surpass that figure in 2019 with an impressive team of celebrities poised to take part.
So far £20million has been raised.


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