Etihad Stadium gathered up all the supporters on Wednesday to bid farewell to club icon Vincent Kompany, as the Manchester City legends faced the Premier League all star team that featured the most prominent figures of English football from the past decade, and among them was former Manchester United star Paul Scholes- who’s no look pass will leave you in awe!
A crowd of over 50 thousand gathered in the stands, to see off Kompany, although he missed the chance to be on the field due to injury. However, cherish your eyes on the former Red Devils midfielder, who proved he can still kick it at the age of 44.
The clip of Scholes’s mind blowing footwork was uploaded on YouTube channel Keepitonthedeck. Enjoy the clip below-
Managed by Pep Guardiola, the Citizens legends lined up with players from the team that lifted the 2011-12 Premier League trophy, featuring the likes of Joe Hart, Kolo Toure, Nigel de Jong, Dietmar Hamann, and current club captain David Silva.
On the other hand, the Premier League all stars featured the very best players from the past seasons – Edwin van der Sar, Gary Neville, Patrick Vieira, Ryan Giggs, Robin Van Persie and Robbie Keane to name a few, and of course, Scholes himself. Gunners legend Therry Henry and the current Belgium national team coach Roberto Martínez.
The match ended in a 2-all draw, as Martin Petrov and Benjani Mwaruwari scored for pep’s boys, while van Persie and Keane netted the two in for the all stars.