Schu goes on a charity drive for UNICEF


OPORTO (Portugal): World Formula One champion Michael Schumacher switched from motor racing to football on Wednesday but kept his winning ways alongside some of the world's top players in a benefit match organised by Luis Figo. 

Paired in midfield with Figo's Real Madrid team mate Zinedine Zidane, Schumacher drew cheers as he had a hand in two goals scored by a UNICEF side and two by the Luis Figo Foundation in a game drawn 5-5. 

HAVING A BALL: Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher (right) celebrate a goal with football stars (from left) Zinedine Zidane, Ruud van Nistelrooy and Sergio Conceicao during a charity match between a "Luis Figo Foundation" team and a Unicef team at Bessa stadium in Oporto, Portugal on Wednesday. The match ended 5-5.--REUTERSpic.

The German racing driver changed sides in the second half and showed he knew his way around a football field by setting up Portuguese international striker Pauleta for two goals with a pair of well taken forward passes. 

Proceeds from the game will go to the United Nations children's agency UNICEF and the Luis Figo Foundation, which aims to help disadvantaged children by giving them opportunities to play sport. – Reuters 

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