Bebeto visits Dubai Sports Council to invest in Dubai
Brazilian international football star “Bebeto” visited the Dubai Sports Council to discuss opportunities for cooperation with the Dubai Sports Council in the field of investing in football in Dubai. He was received by Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of the Dubai Sports Council and Nasser Aman Al Rahma, Assistant Secretary General.
Bebeto was accompanied on the visit by Hamad bin Mejren, who has a close relationship with most of the Brazilian football stars.
Bebeto visites the Dubai Sports Council
Saeed Hareb welcomed the world star who won the 1994 World Cup and confirmed that Dubai is a favorite destination for stars and world champions of athletes who are keen to come to it constantly due to its hotel, marketing and sports facilities and infrastructure established and designed with the highest international standards, in addition to the wonderful tourist areas to which he comes Millions from different countries of the world annually to visit.
Hareb gave an explanation to the guest about the many sporting events that are organized in Dubai annually and about the council’s vision to spread the practice of sport and enhance Dubai’s position on the sports map locally and globally. He also assured him that the Dubai Sports Council is keen to receive international sports stars from different countries of the world and urged them to invest in Dubai and providing them with means of success in the field of establishing sports academies, organizing tournaments in Dubai, and staying in Dubai in an atmosphere that contributes to achieving their sporting goals and the success of their investment projects.
Bebeto preferred destination is Dubai
Bebeto praised the cultural, economic, tourism and sports renaissance in the Emirate of Dubai and said: “Dubai is the preferred destination for Brazilians, as they love it and always look forward to visiting it, and I am keen to visit Dubai continuously, and this is the fourth time that I visit, and I have felt the extent of the continuous development that it is witnessing.
The city and its interest in sports, every time I find it renewed and radiant in all my visit, something that makes me feel happy and astonished at the development that the city is constantly witnessing, which reinforces its position among the developed countries. ”
Bebeto added: “I was honored to have trained under the supervision of senior Brazilian coaches who had previously worked in the UAE, namely: Zagalo, Carlos Alberto Barrera, and Sherol. These coaches have achieved successes that cemented the distinguished relationship between the UAE and Brazil in the sporting field in general and football in particular.”
I am also proud that I grew up in the world of football that gave me a lot in my life and made me create relationships of friendship and respect, and I visit many countries in different continents of the world.
I am also happy with the interaction of the public with me and my celebration of my goals, especially my goal in the Netherlands goal of the 1994 World Cup, which I celebrated on the occasion of the birth of my daughter. Who became a footballer now, and it is a celebration that many players around the world have repeated after scoring goals. ”
Bebeto looking forward to opening horizons of work and cooperation With Dubai
The world star Bebeto previously participated in 2007 in the second edition of the Dubai International Sports Conference organized by the Dubai Sports Council annually, and his current visit to Dubai is a family visit accompanied by his family members as it is a work visit where Bebeto owns a club that plays in the second class in Brazil and is looking forward to opening horizons of work and cooperation With Dubai in the field of football, and at the end of his visit he presented the Brazil national team shirt as a gift to the Dubai Sports Council.
Bebeto is considered the sixth best scorer in the Brazil national team, as he was Brazil’s top scorer in the 1989 Copa America and led his country to win the championship, and he also led the Brazil national team, in partnership with Romario, to win the 1994 World Cup, and he was one of the Brazil national team players when they won the 1997 Confederations Cup, and led the national team to victory He won Olympic silver and bronze medals at the 1988 and 1996 Summer Olympics, respectively, and was named South American Footballer of the Year in 1989.
Bebeto began his football career with Vitoria club in 1983, after which he moved to many Brazilian clubs such as Flamengo, Vasco de Gama and Botafogo Club, and also worked in Spain at Deportivo LaCaruna and Seville Club, and Toros Nisa in Mexico and Kashima Antlers in Japan and Al Ittihad Club Saudi, and he retired from playing football in 2002.
Bebeto participated with the Brazilian national football team in three World Cups, the first in 1990, the second in 1994 and the third in 1998, and his score with the national team reached 75 international matches, in which he scored 39 goals.