25 July 2005

Michael Schumacher to lead a benefit football match for charities in Hungary

Star tenor Placido Domingo to kick-off the game in Budapest

25/07/2005 - The MAI CASCO Football Grand Prix between Formula 1 drivers and a Hungarian All Stars Team will be played on 27 July 2005 (20:15 CET) at the Puskas Stadium in Budapest, and will be kicked-off by star tenor Placido Domingo. The proceeds will go to the Hungarian Association of SOS Children's Villages, the foundation for UNESCO "Education for Children in Need", and the Transylvanian Saint Francis Foundation in Deva, in order to help children in need.

Drawing by a child from SOS Children's Village Kecskemét, Hungary - Photo: SOS Archives