Real Madrid players flew to Dubai on Monday aboard an Emirates 777-300ER emblazoned with the club’s logo on the side for a friendly match against AC Milan on Tuesday at The Sevens Stadium.
The recent champion of the Club World Cup and the La Liga front runner, will go up against Dubai Football Challenge (DFC) champions AC Milan in the fourth match of its type, according to a statement released by Emirates. Kick off for the match will be at 20:00 on Tuesday 30 December at The Sevens Stadium and will be the last match of 2014 for the two clubs.
Emirates airline and co-host, Dubai Tourism, have worked together to bring the two European teams to Dubai for the sold-out match, where over 40,000 people are expected to attend.
1 Emirates cabin crew escort Gareth Bale through the terminal at Dubai International Airport. (Emirates)
3 Press conference
Real Madrid star forward Cristiano Ronaldo seen with a young fan. (Emirates)
Emirates airline cabin crew pose for a photo with Real Madrid star forward Cristiano Ronaldo (Emirates)