RCI St. Lucia
posted on June 23, 2015 07:36
The Guinness Street Football Challenge Caribbean finals set to take place on June 27-28 will see a special appearance by Guinness ‘Made of More’ ambassador and former French international football star Marcel Desailly.
The renowned footballer is well-known as a member of the enigmatic French football team which won FIFA World Cup in 1998, as well as the European Championship in 2000. The professional footballer popular for his unique style and combination of defensive, physical and mental skills, was also included in 2004 as one of the world’s greatest living players on the ‘FIFA 100’ list of notable footballers compiled by notorious Brazilian football legend, Pele.
Speaking ahead of his appearance in the island Desailly in sharing his excitement commented on the brilliant initiative by Guinness to incorporate players, community members and lovers of Guinness into one event, “Whether you are playing, supporting your community or just coming out to enjoy the entertainment, this is a fantastic initiative of Guinness that has been growing year after year and something I’m so delighted to be involved in”.
“I can’t wait to see what the Caribbean has to offer. Come support your team, your community and enjoy Guinness responsibly”, he added.
The former Champions League and FIFA World Cup winner will be joined by five times Guinness World Record Holder and world renowned professional football freestyler, Daniel Cutting.