Robbie Williams locked into headliner 2022 AFL Grand Final

Robbie Williams is booked to headline the 2022 AFL Grand Final in September.

The official AFL site has confirmed that the ‘Let Me Entertain You’ singer will perform for thousands of football fans as pre-game entertainment.

Williams will open the Grand Final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground and will choose his own band for the performance, featuring Australian musicians.

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Robbie Williams shared a video announcing that he will star in the 2022 grand finale. (YouTube)

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“I’m so excited to be performing in front of all the fans, on the hallowed turf of the MCG, for the biggest game of the year,” Williams said in a video statement.

“I’m really looking forward to performing with a cast of very talented local Australian musicians and can’t wait to see you all on that last Saturday in September.

He added: “If all goes well, I may even raise my hand to become the next CEO of the AFL.

In addition to Williams, a number of Australian acts will also be involved in the pre-game entertainment.

Robbie Williams is regarded as one of the world’s greatest showmen and having him perform in Telstra’s pre-game entertainment along with a cast of Australian acts to be announced soon will be the perfect way to celebrate the Toyota AFL Grand Final. to open in 2022.” ‘ said Kylie Rogers, manager of the League and customer at the club.

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Williams was also in Australia earlier this year to film his biopic. (Getty)

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The British hitmaker was also in Melbourne earlier this year to film his upcoming biopic, Better husband.

Over the years, several major music acts have gone Down Under to perform in front of crowds of footy fans during the AFL Grand Final.

Colin Hay of Men At Work headlined the 2021 event, performing the band’s iconic song “Down Under” via a video link.

The 2020 Grand Final featured a lineup of Australian performers, including the bands Sheppard and Cub Sport.

Some of the biggest international acts to grace the AFL stage include Ed Sheeran in 2014, Meat Loaf in 2011, and The Killers, who headlined in 2017.

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