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English Sunday League teams can sign Real Madrid icon Roberto Carlos for a five


Sunday League teams have the opportunity to sign Real Madrid and Brazil legend Roberto Carlos for just five cents thanks to new competition.

eBay Dream Transfer will give a Sunday League side the choice of signing Carlos or former England and Chelsea striker Eni Aluko on a one-game deal.

With an entry fee of just £5 required to enter the draw, an amateur team could sign a World Cup winner for less than the cost of a pint.

100% of the raffle entry fee will be donated to the education and social inclusion charity Football Beyond Borders.

Roberto Carlos will join a Sunday League team for just five

The work of the organization is to use football to change the lives of young people.

Participation in the draw is open to all FA-registered Sunday League teams, with the winning team to be announced on January 28.

Regarding its partnership with eBay for the raffle, Football Beyond Borders said: “We are proud to harness the community power of eBay to support Football Beyond Borders by donating all funds raised during the raffle.

“They share our passion for the beautiful game and exist to change the lives of young people using their own, making that passion for football a catalyst for success in the classroom.”

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Roberto Carlos came
Roberto Carlos won the Champions League during his time at Real Madrid

Participants have the choice between two former international footballers to sign for a single match.

Carlos is a three-time Champions League winner and was part of the Brazil squad that won the World Cup in 2002.

The former Real Madrid and Inter Milan left-back is now 48, retired in 2016 and still works for Los Blancos as a marketing director.

During his career, Carlos has won 21 major trophies, with titles won in Spain, Turkey and his native Brazil.

Eni Aluko
Ex-Chelsea striker Eni Aluko’s services are also available for the teams

As for Aluko, she earned over 100 caps for England and won league titles in England and Italy, as well as spells playing in the United States.

The former Chelsea and Juventus striker has scored over 100 career goals, including one on her professional debut aged just 14.

Having retired in 2020, the 34-year-old is now the sporting director of Angel City FC, a new NWSL expansion team based in Los Angeles.