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“Friends of Ronaldo” beat Zidane team in Match against Poverty

“Friends of Ronaldo” beat Zidane team in Match against Poverty

PanARMENIAN.Net - About 20,000 spectators were on hand to watch the sixth Match Against Poverty in Fès, Morocco, where the "Friends of Ronaldo" defeated the " Friends of Zinédine Zidane," 6-5, europeandcis.undp.org reported.

Ronaldo and Zidane, both UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors, again assumed the role of captain for their respective teams, composed of 45 notable international football players – including Brazilian striker Marta, the best female football player in the world and the first woman to play in the Match Against Poverty.

"To be here in North Africa is extremely special for me because of my [Algerian] origin," Zidane said before the match.

The Match Against Poverty was covered by 250 journalists and broadcast live in more than 20 countries.

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