Liverpool legends to go head-to-head at Anfield this weekend

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A star-studded clash has been organised by the Liverpool FC Foundation and will feature squads pre-selected and skippered by Liverpool legends Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher.

However, more than providing quality entertainment to the Kop, the mouth-watering clash has primarily been organised by the Liverpool FC Foundation to raise vital funds for local charities in need of financial support. 

Star-studded line up 

Although the Anfield faithful have witnessed more than their fair share of greats playing on the iconic turf, it appears that the proposed line-up for Sunday's charity game is hard to beat in terms of football super-stars it will involve. 

The main characteristic which unites the likes of 'greats' Luis Suarez, Fernando Torres and Xabi Alonso? Yes, you guessed it, they've all, at some point in their illustrious careers, donned the iconic Liverpool jersey and thrived during their time on Merseyside.

So, for the great pleasure of the Kop, they will be temporarily reunited for the 'greater good', on the Anfield turf this Sunday. The former-Anfield men will also be joined by lesser-known 'greats' Stewart Downing and Harry Kewell who were added to the illustrious squad line-up yesterday.

The teams 

Anfield legend has revealed his full all-star squad list which will include the imperious Xabi Alonso, John Terry, Luis Suarez and, lest-we-forget, former Liverpool golden-boy Fernando Torres.

There is also room for a few comedy acts in Gerrard's expected line-up with the likes of John Arne Riise, Charlie Adam, Kevin Nolan and last but not least, the legend and relative of Stevie G, that is Anthony Gerrard. 

Now, if that line-up sounds relatively mouth-watering, lower your expectations when you catch a glimpse of ex-Reds defender Jamie Carragher's predicted line-up for Sunday's charity game.

Although he probably possesses a better keeper than former team-mate Stevie G in the shape of Pepe Reina, his choice of attackers in the shape of legendary, but ageing Didier Drogba alongside Craig Bellamy doesn't hold much weight against the likes of Henry and Suarez.

Equally, although Carragher's defensive options are more-or-less in the same league as John Terry and co, his midfield comprising the inspired, but not-world class Jonjo Shelvey alongside Craig Noone and Stewart Downing probably don't star in the same league as Xabi Alonso. 

For all of you football fanatics itching to watch what promises to be an entertaining contest, and all in aid of a charitable cause, you will be able to follow the action live on LFCTV HD.

Which team will win: Gerrard's or Carragher's? Have your say in the comments below!

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