Legends Football League brings Didier Drogba and Ryan Giggs to Dubai

This event will bring the biggest footballing legends to the UAE.

Mark your calendars because the UAE is about to witness a sporting spectacle that will leave you starstruck. The Legends Football League, the first of its kind in the world, is gearing up for a sensational launch in Dubai. With a dazzling opening ceremony and a thrilling game at Al-Maktoum Stadium on Saturday, 18 November, this event promises to be nothing short of, well, legendary.

Many World Cup and Ballon d’Or winners will be seen sharing the pitch with football royalty. The stage is set for an epic showdown, where the Red Devils, a squad of Manchester United’s most revered legends — such as Antonio Valencia, Dimitar Berbatov, Ryan Giggs, and many others will take on a formidable World XI team. The World XI will have the likes of Rivaldo and Roberto Carlos, Robert Pires, Clarence Seedorf and Didier Drogba. It’s a clash of titans that’s bound to keep you on the edge of your seats.

Legends Football League

The grand halftime ceremony features surprise activations with exciting prizes at stake, including jerseys signed by members of both teams. It’s a fantastic evening for the whole family to enjoy.

After the grand opening game in Dubai, the Legends Football League will embark on a global journey. The league will travel to India in January 2024 for its second game, followed by matches in Qatar, the UK and France. 

The Legends Football League’s arrival in Dubai blends the nostalgia of football icons with the excitement of innovative gameplay. So don’t miss out on this event. Tickets for the event are live now and proceeds from it will go towards Al Jalila Foundation.

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Shaheera Anwar - Staff Writer
From a beautiful childhood in Riyadh to a calm and collected life in Dubai. When she's not busy penning her latest masterpiece, you can catch Shaheera lounging with her family or binging on the latest movies. And as a millennial, she's got her sights set on TikTok - hoping to go viral someday (fingers crossed).

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