Woody Harrelson Tallies Game-Winning Goal in World Cup Preview, Soccer Aid Match

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Woody Harrelson Tallies Game-Winning Goal in World Cup Preview, Soccer Aid Match From lane legend to futbol phenom, actor Woody Harrelson can do it all.

Harrelson, who has starred in TV shows and movies including Cheers, The Thin Red Line, Semi-Pro and White Men Can’t Jump, was the 11th penalty taker for manager Kenny Dalglish‘s “Rest of the World” soccer team that took on and defeated Harry Redknapp‘s England team as part of this year’s Soccer Aid match, benefiting UNICEF.

Both teams featured celebrities and retired players, including David Seaman, Alan Shearer, Jamie Redknapp, Robbie Williams, Jamie Theakston, Ben Shephard, Bradley Walsh, Damian Lewis, Ricky Hatton, Paddy McGuinness, Michael Sheen, Zinedine Zidane, Ryan Giggs, Jens Lehmann, Patrick Kielty, Joe Calzaghe, Gordon Ramsay, Mike Myers, Harrelson, Simon Baker, Nicky Byrne and Shane Filan.

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Woody Harrelson Tallies Game-Winning Goal in World Cup Preview, Soccer Aid Match

Quote of the Day

“It feels, you know, weird. I tell you the truth, I was a
little nervous, too. As soon as I jumped on the field things got a
little fluid and I just enjoyed the game.”
–Victor Martinez, on his return to Cleveland

Comment of the Day

Because nothing is more appetizing than playing for the Amazin’ (-ly bad) Mets.

“Don’t get
me wrong- I’d love to see V-Mart replace Papi as the DH (and as Wake’s
catcher and Youk’s back-up) next year. However, with Mauer off the
market, Martinez will be the most attractive free agent catcher. If
he’s intent on maximizing his earnings, he’ll go that route. NY Mets
anyone?”
–Jared

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