MIAMI BEACH — The second annual Celebrity Soccer Match, presented by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, will be held Nov. 23.
The matches will take place beachside between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the North Beach Bandshell Sand-bowl at 7275 Collins Avenue in Miami Beach.
The fundraising event supports Best Buddies, an organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The event will feature seven-on-seven friendly matches with celebrities, athletes, models and buddies; meet and greets; children’s clinics; soccer training classes; brand activations; a VIP lounge and more.
Confirmed attendance include: former soccer player Juan Pablo Galavis, Bachelor in Paradise cast member Connor Obrochta, former Premier League player Enoch Olusesan Showunmi, former NFL players Santana Moss and Rashad Jennings, Premier League soccer player Mario Borriello, former soccer player Nino DiMaggio, former NFL player Jeremy Shockey, NFL player Blake Bortles, professional wrestler Titus O’Neil, actor and producer (11:11 Films & TV) Manolo Cardona, former Miss Universe and Miss USA Olivia Culpo, actor Jason Lewis, actor and choreographer Beau “Casper” Smart, Irie Foundation and Irie Weekend founder DJ Irie, former Miss Universe Canada Sahar Biniaz and Riza Santos, Miss Florida USA Nicolette Jennings, former Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez, and Miss Miami Heather Lee O’Keefe, as well as Sports Illustrated models.
The event has expanded to a four-day affair:
• Nov. 21 at 6:30 p.m. – sports panel discussion on social responsibility through sports followed by a cocktail reception.
• Nov. 22 at 11 a.m. – models photo shoot and promo video
• Nov. 23, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Soccer Match main event at the North Beach Bandshell Sand-bowl – 7251 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
• Nov. 23, 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. –after party.
• Nov. 24 at 11 a.m. – yoga experience and pool party.
For the Nov. 23 event, admission is free and open to the public. VIP Lounge tickets are available for $150.
Tickets can be purchased at www.celebritysoccermatch.