Virat Kohli's men will take on Ranbir Kapoor's team in a celebrity football match    PTI
Virat Kohli’s men will take on Ranbir Kapoor’s team in a celebrity football match PTI

It is that time of the year when fans witness their real- and reel-life superstars clash in the most awaited entertainment event of the year The Celebrity Classico. Led by Virat Kohli, India s cricket heroes will take on Bollywood celebrities who are led by Ranbir Kapoor: All Heart Football Club vs All Stars Football Club. The live telecast of the match is available on Star Sports 1 and 1 HD while the live streaming of the match will be available on Hotstar.

The match will be played on a Sunday, meaning more audience will witness the clash of the titans. The match will be played at Mumbai Football Arena, Andheri Sports Complex.

All Hearts FC will also have non-cricketing stars such as Rohan Bopanna (Tennis), Sreejest P (Hockey) and Anup Sridhar (Badminton).

All Stars Football Club will have stars from all across the entertainment industry such as AbhishekBachchan, Sidharth Malhotra, Leander Paes and Aditya Roy Kapoor, to name a few.

In the 2016 edition, the Celebrity Classico ended in a 2-2 draw. This concept of a celebrity football match is the brainchild of Cornerstone Sport and GS Entertainment.

All Heart FC squad: Virat Kohli (c), MS Dhoni, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Rohan Bopanna, Umesh Yadav, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shreyas Iyer, Yuzvendra Chahal, Hardik Pandya, Zaheer Khan, Jasprit Bumrah, S Badrinath, Sreejest P, Pawan Negi, Digvijay Rawat, Anup Sridhar, Anirudh Srikanth, Mangaldas

All Stars FC squad: Abhishek Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor (c), Sidharth Malhotra, Leander Paes, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Shoojit Sircar, Arjun Kapoor, Dino Morea, Kartik Aaryan, Arman Jain, Shabir Ahluwalia, Nishant Mehra, Sachin joshi, Jim Sarbh, Vivian D Sena, Karan Veer Mehra, Aadarjain, Vikram Thapa, Rohan Shrestha, Harpreet Baweja, Shashank Khaitan