Dubai, United Arab Emirates - August 22nd, 2017: Ismail Matar of the UAE football team trains ahead of their game against Saudi Arabia. Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017 at Al Khawaneej, Dubai. Chris Whiteoak / The National
Ismail Matar's retirement brings the curtain down on a golden era of UAE football. Chris Whiteoak / The National

End of an era as former UAE golden boy Ismail Matar retires after final game for Al Wahda


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