A team of England football legends and pop stars have come together this week to record a video for the official England 2014 FIFA World Cup song for Sport Relief.
12 former England players and eight pop stars descended on the world-famous Sarm Studios in West London, where the 1984 Band Aid single was recorded, to film the new video which will be shown for the first time on the Sport Relief Night of TV (Friday 21st March).
Led by singer-songwriter Gary Barlow and former England football captain Gary Lineker the team are hoping the video will power Roy’s boys to glory in Brazil this summer. The line-up for the video includes musicians Katy B, Emma Bunton, Melanie C, Eliza Doolittle, Pixie Lott, Conor Maynard and Kimberley Walsh. Performing alongside them will be footballers including – Dion Dublin, Glenn Hoddle, Sir Geoff Hurst, Martin Keown, Gary Mabbutt, Michael Owen, Gary Pallister, Carlton Palmer, Kenny Sansom, David Seaman and Peter Shilton – who between them have played in eight World Cups.
The video will be shown in full on the Sport Relief Night of TV on Friday 21st March and will be available to download on iTunes. The single won’t be released until nearer the 2014 FIFA World Cup.