Olympic Gold Medallist Sir Mo Farah to Play in Soccer Aid 2024

OLYMPIC hero and long-distance runner Sir Mo Farah is set to take to the pitch for the 2024 Soccer Aid match. The much-loved athlete, known for his iconic ‘Mobot’ celebration, will be showcasing his football skills in the charity game.

Who is Mo Farah?
Sir Mo Farah was born in Mogadishu, Somalia on March 23, 1983. In a TV documentary in 2022, Farah revealed that his real name was Hussein Abdi Kahin, not Mo Farah. He overcame significant challenges, including being trafficked to London and not speaking English initially, to become one of the greatest athletes of all time.

Farah’s Achievements:
Mo Farah has four Olympic gold medals and multiple World Championship titles to his name. He has set numerous records in long-distance running and has been recognized with prestigious awards, including a knighthood.

Soccer Aid 2024:
Farah, a lifelong Arsenal fan, will be playing up front for the England team in Soccer Aid 2024. Managed by a trio of football legends including Harry Redknapp and Frank Lampard, the England squad is gearing up for an exciting match against a star-studded World XI lineup.

Don’t Miss Soccer Aid 2024:
Soccer Aid 2024 is scheduled to kick off on Sunday, June 9, 2024. Fans can watch the action live on ITV1, ITVX, and STV, with hosts Dermot O’Leary and Alex Scott leading the coverage. Get ready to witness Sir Mo Farah and other celebrities showcase their football skills for a charitable cause.