Zinedine Zidane plays ‘foot volley’ at Dubai Frame

UAE women’s team player Nouf Al Anzi joined the game at the landmark

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Zinedine Zidane showed off his skills in a foot volley game at Dubai Frame, using the structure as a net.

The French former footballer, 49, joined UAE women’s national team player Nouf Al Anzi at the landmark, as seen in a promotional video posted by Dubai Media Office.

Way back in 2004, golf great Tiger Woods teed off the helipad of Burj Al Arab before the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.

The next year, Roger Federer and Andre Agassi took tennis to new heights, literally, when the two stars played out a friendly tennis match on the helipad, which had been converted into a court, to promote the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.

The helipad also hosted Formula One champions Red Bull Racing in 2013, with driver David Coulthard performing doughnuts in the car.

“It was amazing,” Federer said of the iconic match with Agassi. “I didn’t know at the time, when we were doing this, that it was going to have such an impact.”

This year, Formula One star Lewis Hamilton shared a video displaying his skydiving skills in a daring solo jump off a SkyDive Dubai plane.

The British driver jumped off the plane over the Dubai desert unassisted, performing a number of flips and manoeuvres.

An aerial shot of the iconic match between Roger Federer and Andre Agassi in February 2005. Getty Images
Updated: December 22, 2021, 8:35 PM
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