St. Louis to host UN soccer game for Haiti

BY foxsports • February 25, 2010

St. Louis will host an international soccer game to benefit sports and education programs in the city and in Haiti.

The United Nations Players for Peace Goodwill Game will be held Aug. 7 at the Edward Jones Dome.

The event was announced Wednesday. Organizers say a team nicknamed ``The Rest of the World'' will challenge South America. The game will be played in the United States for the first time.

Former U.S. national team and Hall of Fame player Eric Wynalda will coach ``The Rest of the World'' squad. Brazilian legend Carlos Alberto will coach the South American team.

Carlos Alberto was captain of Brazil's 1970 World Cup championship team.

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