Shanghai FA (China)
Hubei FA (China)
Athletic Club (Spain)
Vfl Bochum (Germany)
Dinamo Zagreb (Croatia)
Espérance Sportive de Tunis (Tunisia)
Ajax Cape Town (South Africa)
Universidad Catolica (Chile)
Boca Juniors (Argentina)
Bangkok Christian College (Thailand)
Pohang Jecheol Middle School (S.Korea)
Gamba Osaka (Japan)
Keilor Park (Australia)
The Reds' Under-15s are one of 20 teams taking part in the World Finals of the event with the opening ceremony and draw taking place this Saturday evening. The matches will be played at Shanghai Shenhua's training ground from 22 July with the final at the Shanghai National Stadium as a curtain-raiser for next Wednesday's big DHL tour game between the Reds and Didier Drogba's Shenhua.
Welbeck admits playing in the MUPC, which has been developed by Nike since 1993, was a magical moment in his young career.
“I remember being amazed at my MUPC experience in Hong Kong," said Welbeck. "Of course Fabio and Rafael (then playing for Brazilian side Fluminense) were outstanding but the level of ability from players in every team surprised me – and every match we played presented a different set of challenges.