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English football legends Ian Wright, Michael Essien, Michael Owen, Quinton Fortune and Gary Mabbutt all took part in the Cadbury #TasteTheAction experience with Soccer Laduma recently.

From Tottenham Hotspur’s legend singing the South African national anthem to Bafana Bafana great Fortune motivating SA children to follow his path and dream about joining Manchester United, it was a jammed packed session hosted by media personality Andile Ncube.


Fortune: Any kid from SA can play for Manchester United

Quinton Fortune spoke about being the only South African footballer to date to play for English football club giants Manchester United, saying any young and aspiring SA talent should have the imagination to do the same. He highlighted a few pointers of what young footballers need to do to make it to professional level…

Wright: Give your all every single day

Arsenal legend Ian Wright highlighted how important it is to stay focused on your career “every single day”. He also recalled scoring a brace in the FA Cup final against Manchester United in 1990. The 56-year-old, who is now a pundit, pointed out how important this role is in modern-day football…

Owen: Liverpool FC will win the EPL again!

The Liverpool legend revealed how he felt seeing his former side lift their first league title in 30 years last season. He also spoke about his sensational individual goal that announced him as an 18-yer-old at the 1998 FIFA World Cup, before chatting about the campaign that saw him win the Ballon d’Or, and explaining why Liverpool will defend their league title…

Spurs legend sings SA national anthem

Event host Andile Ncube got Tottenham Hotspur legend Gary Mabbutt to sing the SA national anthem and every South African needs to hear it! The former Spurs captain also chatted about facing FC Barcelona, Real Madrid and Liverpool FC in the biggest games of his career, before speaking about helping South Africans during the 2010 FIFA World Cup and his work in SA townships…

Essien chats about his time in Cape Town

Chelsea legend Michael Essien revealed what it meant to him to represent the African continent at the highest level of football. “The Bison”, as he was known for his strong stature, also spoke about playing games in South Africa as a youngster, and visiting Cape Town on the regular, before discussing his new career path in coaching…

The #TasteTheAction campaign, which kicked off 1 September and will run until 31 October 2020, offers consumers the chance to buy a legend, in the form of two participating Cadbury products, and stand the chance to score one of three VIP legendary travel experiences and exciting weekly prizes.

Choose between a premium trip to the UK (including a VIP match day experience) for you and a partner or pick your squad, made up of your three besties, and ‘live like legends’ on a local holiday in Camps Bay, Cape Town.

Stand a chance to get lost in the stadium roar of football fandom and win a legendary holiday experience of a lifetime including flights, luxury accommodation, spending money, sightseeing tours, dinner experiences and a whole lot more (all prize trips to be redeemed in 2021).

To enter, buy two of your favourite participating Cadbury legends including Crunchie, 5Star, P.S, Lunch Bar and limited edition Cadbury Dairy Milk slabs in Astros, PS Caramilk, 5 Star and Crunchie variants*, dial *120*101112#, enter the unique code that can be found inside the pack and follow the prompts. It’s as simple as that!

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