Manchester City full-back Wayne Bridge is part of the New York Cosmos squad to play in Manchester United's Paul Scholes testimonial at Old Trafford on August 5th. The Cosmos currently only exist to play exhibition matches as they attempt to secure an MLS franchise.
Eric Cantona will manage the Cosmos against his old club and will be joined by newly-installed City coaching ambassador Patrick Vieira in a squad that also includes three former Manchester United players in Gary Neville, Nicky Butt and Dwight Yorke.
New York Cosmos squad: Brad Friedel, Gary Neville, Wayne Bridge, Patrick Vieira, Fabio Cannavaro, Sol Campbell, Robert Pires, Nicky Butt, Dwight Yorke, Robbie Keane, Michel Salgado, Chad Calderone*, Ibrahim Diaby*, Yanik Reyering*, Stefan Dimitrov*, Dane Murphy*, Marvin Iraheta*, Moriken Sangary*, Brian McBride, Armando Gaitan*, Dawyne Smith*.
* denotes Cosmos Under-23 player.