Will Ferrell is Soccer Aid's Rest of the World' team `secret weapon'

Soccer Aid's Rest of the World squad have been singing the praises of Will Ferrell.

Captain Michael Sheen said the US comic is the team's "secret weapon".

He said in a statement: "It's a real treat to have Will Ferrell playing for us.

"We're all big fans of his work but I don't think people realise he's a real serious competitor.

"Seeing him out there on the pitch today, he knows what he's doing. So I think he might be a secret weapon for us."

Chef Gordon Ramsay said: "Everyone's impressed with Will Ferrell - he's played brilliantly well this morning - looking almost like our Peter Crouch but with a little bit more umph!"

The two teams take to the Old Trafford pitch for Soccer Aid 2012at 6pm on May 27.

Teams in full:

Captain: Robbie Williams
Team: Jason Isaacs, Mark Owen, Marvin Humes, Aston Merrygold, Olly Murs, John Bishop, Jonathan Wilkes, Ben Shephard, Jamie Theakston and Paddy McGuinness.
Football legends: Teddy Sheringham, David Seaman, Kevin Phillips, Des Walker and Martin Keown.
Coached by Bradley Walsh.

Rest of the World
Captain: Michael Sheen
Team: Will Ferrell, Gerard Butler, Mike Myers, James McAvoy, Patrick Kielty, Sergio Pizzorno, Gordon Ramsay, Woody Harrelson and Edward Norton.
Football legends: Edwin van der Sar, Roy Keane, Ruud Van Nistelrooy, Hernan Crespo and Jaap Stam.
Coached by Kenny Dalglish and Ian Rush.

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