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Ronaldinho shows he's still got it with outrageous double nutmeg at Soccer Aid

It was not the only spectacular moment during the game at Old Trafford last night.

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RONALDINHO LIT UP Soccer Aid at Old Trafford last night with a glorious double nutmeg, with incoming Man United boss Jose Mourinho watching on.

The 36-year-old two-time Ballon d’Or winner, who is currently a free agent having left Brazilian side Fluminense last September after just nine appearances and two months, embarrassed both English TV presenter Ben Shepherd and former Man United player Phil Neville with his clever skills.

Yet despite the presence of the legendary Brazilian in the Rest of the World side, opponents England ultimately won the game 3-2.

Moreover, Ronaldinho’s magic was not the only memorable moment, as Towie star Mark Wright, a former non-league player, scored with a powerful 25-yard free-kick.

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A brace from ex-Man United and Tottenham striker Dimitar Berbatov then put the visitors ahead, before Jermain Defoe scored twice to win the game for his side.

According to the BBC, the match led to more than £5.3 million being pledged to Unicef, with over 70,000 in attendance for the game, which has become an annual event after being set up by pop star Robbie Williams in 2006.

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