Jerzy Dudek
Jerzy Dudek will be Liverpool's custodian when the Reds' legends takes on Manchester United legends on Thursday.Reuters

Former Liverpool and Manchester United legends such as Robbie Fowler, Dietmar Hamann, Luis Garcia, Jerzy Dudek, Dwight Yorke, Clayton Blackmore and Denis Irwin will don their famous club jerseys again at the Friends Arena in Stockholm on Thursday.

Despite the Liverpool Legends vs Manchester United Lehends being a charity match, expect players from both sides to give it their all, for they are well aware of the rivalry between the two giants of English football. The proceeds of the game will go towards Liverpool FC Foundation and the Manchester United Foundation.

Liverpool and Manchester United will be managed by all-time greats Ian Rush and Bryan Robson respectively.

These former players from both the sides may not have the same fitness when they were involved in some feisty contests in the league over the years, but still one can expect the former legends to give it their all in order to turn triumphant.

With the rich history associated with Manchester United and Liverpool as far as league titles are concerned, former Reds' keeper Dudek feels there are going to be challenges on the pitch.

Manchester United and Liverpool are the two most successful clubs in English history with 20 and 18 league titles respectively.

"For sure, it'll be competitive. I don't think anyone wants to have a friendly, nice game, everyone wants to win - it's in our blood," Dudek told

"They want to come and win against us as well, there's a lot of history even if you're only playing legends.

"There will be a lot of big challenges on the pitch."

When the Liverpool legends took on Real Madrid legends in June, the Reds lost the game 4-2, but this Fowler-led team will only have one thing on their mind – defeat Manchester United.

Manchester United manager for the legend's game, Robson, feels there is no such thing as friendlies once you become a professional sportsperson.

"Once you've been a pro sportsman, there is no such thing as a friendly," Robson told Manchester United official website.

"So, even if you're playing five-a-side, you want to win. If it's a game of dominoes, you want to win it. The Liverpool lads want to win the game and the lads we turn out will want to win the game as well."

The charity match seems to have been perfectly timed, as Manchester United host Liverpool on 12 September at Old Trafford in a crucial English Premier League tie.

Where to Watch Live

The charity match between Manchester United Legends vs Liverpool Legends has been scheduled for a 7pm local time (10:30pm IST, 6pm BST) start.

Viewers around the world can watch the game live on LFC Tv and MUTV with live streaming option on LFC TV Go and MUTV Online.

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