Manchester City star John Stones and an England legend surprised a crowd of 300 homeless football players taking part in a charity tournament.
Blues hero Stones was mobbed by starstruck fans as he and former England goalkeeper Peter Shilton met those taking part in the Salvation Army's Partnership Trophy at the GOALS Manchester football centre in Cheetham Hill.
The tournament works with Pep Guardiola's Spanish charity, the Guardiola Sala Foundation, to bring vulnerable people from across the country together for a day of football. READ MORE: Shock after men with 'bats and knives' burst into garage in horror double stabbing READ MORE: Manchester Airport calls for HS2 rail in full - and tells government to get 'serious' Some of the players invited Stones for a five-a-side kickabout on the astroturf but the center-back bowed out joking "I wouldn't be much use" due to a groin injury.
However, he did pose for selfies and sign shirts. Legendary goalkeeper, Shilton, 74, who is the most capped England player in history, also turned up to cheer the teams on from the sidelines, reports the Mirror.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk
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