Football world stars unite for Slovenia’s flood relief


A charity football match of esteemed football stars will take place tonight, 15. September at 8 PM on the Stožice pitch, responding to the call of UEFA President, Aleksander Čeferin, and uniting for a singular purpose – aiding Slovenia in the wake of the catastrophic floods that struck a significant portion of the country in August 2023.

Footballers like Dimitar Berbatov, Dejan Savičević, and Predrag Mijatović have already arrived in Slovenia, while other star participants will arrive during the day.

The match will take place tonight on the Stožice Stadium football pitch

Among them are Gianluigi Buffon, David James, Oliver Bierhoff, Nemanja Vidić, Andrej Ševčenko, Paolo Maldini, Luis Figo, Zvonimir Boban, Javier Zanetti, Eric Abidal, Mikael Silvestre, Aljoša Asanović, Mario Mandžukić, Vladimir Šmicer, and many others.

The team leaders are Fabio Capello and Matjaž Kek.

The gates of the sold-out stadium will open at 18:30, with the official program commencing at 20:00, featuring a football match divided into two halves of 30 minutes each, starting at 20:30.

Organizers urge visitors to arrive on time and preferably by public transport, as the stadium garage will only be open to accredited individuals and guests. A fan zone will also open at 17:00.

In addition to the football spectacle, a rich musical program is promised during halftime, featuring Zoran Predin, King Foo, Joker Out, and a surprise act. Organizers have also prepared a “fan zone for enthusiasts,” which will open at 17:00.

Furthermore, you can still contribute by sending an SMS message with the keyword “POMAGAM5” to 1919. Every cent and euro counts, helping families affected by the recent catastrophic floods rebuild their lives.

Organizers pledge to do everything in their power to successfully execute this event. They hope that viewers will not hold any imperfections against them and that, together, they can celebrate the end of the match, knowing how much they have raised to aid flood victims.

You can also watch the event live on the commercial television channel POP TV.