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Football: FIFA to Raise Money for Tsunami Victims

Tickets have gone on sale for the International Football Federation's all-star match to raise money for the victims of last month's devastating Indian Ocean tsunami.

Tickets for the so-called "Football for Hope" match February 15 in Barcelona will cost between $13-$38.  All proceeds will be donated to the Tsunami Solidarity Fund set up by FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation.

FIFA player of the Year Ronaldinho of Brazil and European player of the year Andriy Shevchenko of Ukraine will captain the two teams.  Other stars slated to appear include Brazil's Ronaldo, David Beckham of England and Frenchman Zinedine Zidane. 

Some information for this story provided by AP.

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