Gianfranco Zola scored two but could not stop his A-Line Allstar team losing 5-2 to Macclesfield Legends in a fund-raising game for the Silkmen.
Zola's football and attitude won him a lot of fans in English football
Zola opened the scoring for a team also containing ex-Boro star Christian Karembeu and Manchester United greats Mark Hughes and Bryan Robson.
The League Two club must pay more than £250,000 after an inquiry into funding for one of the stands at Moss Rose.
The game attracted a crowd of 4,377, and the evening raised £50,000.