Hero worship: Spain soccer star, Cesc Fabregas, greets his fans at an event at the Sportmall Britama Arena, Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta on Thursday. He is visiting Indonesia along with other world-class soccer players to play a friendly against an Indonesian squad later in the day. (Antara/Yudhi Mahatma)
Barcelona and Spanish soccer star, Cesc Fabregas, is set to play in an exhibition match against the Indonesian selection team on Thursday.
Fabregas is scheduled to play with other European and foreign players who currently play on Indonesian teams.
The players who have confirmed their attendance at Thursday's friendly are former England and Manchester United player David May, Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Adlene Guedioura, and Queens Park Rangers’ Anton Ferdinand.
Former France soccer star, Djibril Cisse, is also in the list but has yet to confirm, tempo.co reported Thursday.
Persebaya Surabaya's Portuguese coach, Divaldo Alves, will lead Fabregas’ squad.
The following players will be Fabregas’ teammates in the fixture:
Foreign players in the Indonesian League:
Decky Ardian (PSMS Medan)
Mekan Nasirov (Persibo Bojonegoro)
David da Rocha (Persija LPI)
Otavio Dutra (Persebaya Surabaya)
Kwon Jun (PSM Makassar)
Yuu Hyun Koo (Semen Padang FC)
Mario Karlovic (Persebaya Surabaya)
Esteban Vizcarra (Semen Padang FC)
Patrick Ghigani (Persiraja Banda Aceh)
Julio Lopez (Persijap Jepara)
Julio Alcorse (PSMS)
Ilija Spasojevic (PSM Makassar)
Foreign guest players:
David May (Former MU player)
Cesc Fabregas (Barcelona)
Adlene Guedioura (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
Anton Ferdinand (Queens Park Rangers)
Djibril Cisse – TBC (Queens Park Rangers)