Global Legends Series is a series of eleven a side football matches involving the biggest legends in football. Games are played in select cities around the world. GLS are a team of legendary soccer players from around the world who, in order to qualify, must have won the World Cup, won the European Championships, won the Champions League or played over 50 times for their country.
These legends inspire millions through their dedication, skill, and achievements, giving fans the opportunity to re-visit the feel good factor of seeing their idols in action once again. The Global Legends include Fabio Cannavaro, Luis Figo, Andriy Shevchenko, Paul Scholes, Cafu, Michael Owen, Deco, Hidetoshi Nakata and a host of others.
Through the Series contributions to charities and local youth, GLS are leaving a lasting legacy behind in every country it plays, while raising awareness for both local and global charities.
GLS has over 40 legends signed exclusively to the company. The Global Legends Series inaugural match took place on December 5th, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. Football is immensely popular in Asia, and Thailand has been at the forefront of its popularity since 1897.
The inaugural match was launched with a candlelit ceremony on December 5th to honour His Majesty King Bhumibhol Adulyadej's 87th birthday.
The Global Legends Series looks forward to thrilling fans across Asia in 2016, with the next event scheduled for Las Vegas, USA on February 20th.