The Brazilian star, who led his national team and Real Madrid’s defense, discussed many projects and initiatives during the meeting and expressed his desire to work with the Dubai Sports Council in developing football in the UAE, especially at the academic level in football, futsal and beach soccer.
Saeed Hareb presented the Real Madrid star about the nature of the work of the Dubai Sports Council and the efforts it is making to manage and develop the sports sector in Dubai, whether in terms of organizing major international conferences and events, or spreading sports in general, developing the academies sector, and interest in discovering and developing talent.
The Brazilian star Marcelo expressed his happiness to visit the UAE continuously and his fascination with the scenes of development and the beautiful and new tourist and urban facilities that he sees on each visit, and stressed that Dubai is one of his favorite destinations for tourism and meeting friends, especially as it includes everything the visitor needs from a mixture between ancient heritage and modern facilities. It also includes a great diversity of nationalities, who are united by their desire to achieve successful business and are also united by a love of football.
The Secretary-General of the Dubai Sports Council accompanied the big star on a tour of the council’s headquarters. He also presented the book “My Story” by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to the famous star as a gift from the Dubai Sports Council.