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Soccer Aid 2024: Ellen White scores as event raises £15m but Usain Bolt ruptured Achilles

Lionesses legend Ellen White became the first woman to ever score at Soccer Aid as more than £15m was raised for charity at the event on Sunday.

Former football stars including Joe Cole, Eden Hazard and Alessandro del Piero all got on the scoresheet at Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge stadium.

The annual charity match pits teams of former footballers and celebrities against each other for an England v World XI match. England won 6-3.

After the game it was announced Soccer Aid has raised more than £106m for charity since its inception in 2006.

Mauricio Pochettino was back in the dugout as manager of the World XI side, just weeks after leaving Chelsea at the end of the Premier League season.

In charge of the England team was another former Blues boss, Frank Lampard, who was working alongside his uncle Harry Redknapp.

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