Soccer Aid: ITV’s Ben Shephard Takes Out Edgar Davids With Crunching Lunge, Gets Sent Off In Charity Game (Video)

Alan Duffy

5th, June 2016

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The annual UNICEF Soccer Aid charity game always throws up a few funny and contentious moments (who can forget Boris Johnson’s assault on Maurizio Gaudino back in 2006).

Good Morning Britain presenter Ben Shephard has been a regular performer in the event and in Sunday’s 2016 edition at Old Trafford, he once again took it all a bit too seriously, firstly taking out Edgar Davids before ultimately seeing red for a second bookable offence.

Shephard’s challenge on Dutch legend Davids was dangerous, with pundit Peter Schmeichel left rather unimpressed…

Shephard then fouled Dimitar Berbatov to pick up a second yellow and a sending-off, something you don’t often see in a charity game!

Jose Mourinho, manager of the England side, received a warm reception from the fans at his new home, with Leicester’s title-winner Claudio Ranieiri in the charge of the Rest of the World side.

The game ended in 3-2 win for the English, courtesy of a long-range effort from Only Way Is Essex celeb Mark Wright and a brace from Jermain Defoe, with Dimitar Berbatov netting twice for the Rest of the World side.

Oh, and Ronaldinho did this…

Here’s the highlights…

(Highlights: Football Highlights HD)