The national team’s goalkeeper Dang Van Lam was joined by five legends of world football for a match held in Ho Chi Minh City on June 23 as part of Tiger Street Football 2019.
Van Lam said he was delighted to play alongside Rio Ferdinand.
The Vietnamese player shared a pitched with a number of retired stars including Park Ji-sung from the Republic of Korea, ex-England defender Rio Ferdinand, former Chelsea forward Didier Drogba, in addition to former Real Madrid FC footballers Luis Figo and Roberto Carlos.
Van Lam and his team of legends played against the winner of Tiger Street Football 2019. The match ended 5-2 in favour of Van Lam’s team.
|Van Lam, Drogba, Ferdinand, Park Ji-sung, Carlos, and Figo take to the pitch together.|
The aim of Tiger Street Football is to seek talents and promote street football as a sport in Vietnam.
This year’s event took place in 20 cities and provinces across the country with the participation of 1,280 teams.
Dat Vinh Tien, the overall winner of the competition, received a cash prize of VND100 million. VOV