Joey Essex has been confirmed as the first celebrity to sign up for this year’s Soccer Six event in Burnley.
The former star of hit reality show The Only Way Is Essex will be heading to Turf Moor on Sunday, May 17.
Essex also shot to fame by appearing in I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here, where he finished in fourth place, and the first series of the celebrity diving show Splash!
In 2015, he won the Channel 4 reality series The Jump.
Watch out for more big names soon to be announced for Soccer Six, which is the biggest celebrity football tournament in the world.
It returns to Burnley Football Club on Sunday, May 17, 2015, when a host of famous faces will descend on Turf Moor to battle it out and see who will be crowned this year’s Soccer Six Champion.
Soccer Six showcases some of the best talent from the worlds of music, sport, TV and film that the UK has to offer, including stars from X-Factor, EastEnders, Britain’s Got Talent, Hollyoaks, Coronation Street, Waterloo Road and loads more.
Soccer Six also gives lucky fans the chance to meet their idols.
The day is rounded off with a handful of the players taking to the Soccer Six: LIVE stage to perform a gig for the VIP ticket holders.