If you follow Tiesto, Sebastian Ingrosso, or R3hab on Twitter, you may have noticed a bit of chatter about an upcoming ‘DJ Football Game’ that’s set to go down in Miami, and we can now fill in some of the details. The concept is simple: a team of Dutch DJs will take on a team of Swedes for a good old game of what we here in the States call ‘soccer.’ It’s all going down Wednesday at Noon to help kickstart Miami Music Week festivities, and will also benefit (RED), a celebrity-endorsed anti-AIDS charity advocated by the likes of Bono. Each team will be sporting custom jerseys made for the event, and they will be auctioned off after the game to benefit (RED).
Tiesto leads the Dutch team, whose members include R3hab, Nicky Romero, Sunnery James, Ryan Marciano, Sidney Samson, Quintino, and Afrojack. The opposing Swedish team consists of Sebastian Ingrosso, Alesso, Otto Knos, Adrian Lux, Dada Life, and AN21 — no word on why Steve or Axwell won’t be participating. The game itself will consist of two thirty-minute halves, and according to Tiesto’s Twitter stream, Cedric Gervais will be acting as the official. This event will not be open to the public, but hopefully we’ll be able to bring you some spy shots as it goes down at the mystery Miami location and fill you in on the details afterwards.