James McAvoy has become the latest star to join this year’s Soccer Aid.

The Scottish actor, best known for starring in 2007 movie Atonement, will represent the Rest of the World team.

The 32-year-old will accompany fellow movie stars including Gerard Butler and Will Ferrell, as well as ex-Manchester United footballers Edwin Van der Sar and Ruud van Nistelrooy in the Rest of the World squad.

The event, raising money for children’s charity UNICEF, sees Robbie Williams captain the England team, which also features the likes of Olly Murs and Teddy Sheringham.

Tickets are now on sale for Soccer Aid 2012 – call 0161 444 2012 or visit itv.com/socceraid.

Soccer Aid 2012’s England v Rest of the World match will be played at Old Trafford on Sunday, May 27, airing on ITV1 from 8pm.