"United for UNICEF Gala Dinner," a partnership between Manchester United and UNICEF for helping the disadvantaged children across the world, was held at the Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester.

It is the 12th year of the partnership and is considered as the longest between a charity and a Premier League football team.

The glamourous annual gala event was attended by Sir Alex Ferguson and United's first-team players and coaching staff.

Have a look at the guests at the black-tie event:

Manchester United's Carrick and wife Lisa arrive for the UNICEF Gala Dinner at Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester on 12/12/2011.Reuters
Manchester United's Young and girlfriend Pike arrive for the UNICEF Gala Dinner at Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester on 12/12/2011.Reuters
Manchester United's de Gea arrives for the UNICEF Gala Dinner at Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester on 12/12/2011.Reuters
Manchester United's Macheda and guest arrives for the UNICEF Gala Dinner at Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester on 12/12/2011.Reuters
Manchester United's Evra and wife Sandra arrive for the UNICEF Gala Dinner at Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester on 12/12/2011.Reuters
Manchester United's coach Ferguson and guest arrive for the UNICEF Gala Dinner at Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester.Reuters
Manchester United's Ferdinand arrives for the UNICEF Gala Dinner at Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester on 12/12/2011.Reuters