Manchester United star and England Captain Rio Ferdinand called at the club today – meeting young people involved in the Manchester United Foundation Kickz Project. About 90 young people from Old Trafford, Ordsall and Langworthy gained awards for participating in football, dance and music. Rio spent around 2 hours at the club taking part in a question and answer session, watching performances and presenting certificates to the young people.
Music and sports stars helped launch the Man United Foundation Kickz project at the club recently. Cult band Kid British , Legendary local boy Peter Hook and Manchester United’s Owen Hargreaves came along to meet young people involved in the 8 week project.
The event was captured by Stephen Wright and sports writer Henry Winter for the Daily Telegraph.
The picture shows a group of young people and project workers Lee, Roy and Sheila filming outside the club last month as part of the Kickz project.