VIDEO: Saints legend Matt Le Tissier faces ice bucket challenge

Saints legend Matthew Le Tissier being drenched in ice cold water for charity

Le Tissier made nearly 450 appearances for the Saints

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Daily Echo: Photograph of the Author by , Senior reporter

SAINTS legend Matthew Le Tissier has been drenched with ice cold water for charity.

Le Tissier revealed to his 395,000 Twitter followers that he had accepted the challenge from Swansea boss, and former Saints defender, Garry Monk and fellow Soccer Saturday panellist Paul Merson.

He also encouraged his followers to guess his nominations, which turned out to be former Saints chief executive Nicola Cortese, and former England managers Glenn Hoddle and Terry Venables.

The video shows him being splashed by this two daughters earlier today.

The challenge went viral after former Boston College baseball player Peter Frates challenged professional baseball players to dump a bucket of icy water over their heads after he was diagnosed with the condition.

More than £14million has been raised for charity so far as fundraisers across the globe upload their efforts onto social media sites.

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6:41pm Sun 24 Aug 14

O_crusti says...

"The challenge went viral after former Boston College baseball player Peter Frates challenged professional baseball players to dump a bucket of icy water over their heads after he was diagnosed with the condition."


What condition? Oh sorry its in the Echo, we dont need facts or information just headlines.
"The challenge went viral after former Boston College baseball player Peter Frates challenged professional baseball players to dump a bucket of icy water over their heads after he was diagnosed with the condition." What condition? Oh sorry its in the Echo, we dont need facts or information just headlines. O_crusti
  • Score: 1

7:30pm Sun 24 Aug 14

housewife says...

Which charity, which disease?
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Oh yeah - ALS - which means nothing in the UK
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Otherwise known as Motor Neurone Disease (Stephen Hawking)
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awareness will make NO DIFFERENCE AT ALL to incidence
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its all turning into sleb hype
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when the USA has the most dysfunctional Health system in the "developed" world
Which charity, which disease? . Oh yeah - ALS - which means nothing in the UK . Otherwise known as Motor Neurone Disease (Stephen Hawking) . awareness will make NO DIFFERENCE AT ALL to incidence . its all turning into sleb hype . when the USA has the most dysfunctional Health system in the "developed" world housewife
  • Score: 2

10:27pm Sun 24 Aug 14

East stand benches says...

The worst piece of inadequate, uninformative, ignorant journalism I have ever seen. Who edits and ok's this disgraceful tripe? What disease? How can you donate? Well done echo for helping to raise awareness in your own very unique way.
The worst piece of inadequate, uninformative, ignorant journalism I have ever seen. Who edits and ok's this disgraceful tripe? What disease? How can you donate? Well done echo for helping to raise awareness in your own very unique way. East stand benches
  • Score: 4
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