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Jill Scott to become England's first female captain at Soccer Aid

 Euro 2022 winner Jill Scott will become the first female to captain England in this year's Soccer Aid for UNICEF charity match.

The game will take place on Sunday, June 11 at Old Trafford, where England will be looking to claim their first win over the World XI FC since 2018.

Since its inception in 2006, Soccer Aid has raised over £75m for UNICEF, including £15m for last year's match at the London Stadium which finished 2-2 before the World XI secured victory on penalties

Scott was part of the record-breaking England team that won the European Championship title last summer and hit the headlines again in November after winning ITV's I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here.

Following those two successes, the 36-year-old former Manchester City and Everton midfielder - who retired from football last August having won 161 caps for England - says she is now hoping to accomplish "The Treble" in June

Scott said: "The Euros, The Jungle and now Soccer Aid for UNICEF - it's the holy trinity! I've won two of them, so just need Soccer Aid now to complete 'The Treble'!

"I think of all three, this might be the one I'm most nervous about, though - just look at the names involved! Buy a ticket, support this amazing cause and cheer us on!"

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