The UAE national team has arranged a prestigious friendly date with European champions AC Milan.
Milan will arrive in the middle-eastern nation on January 2 for a week-long winter training camp.
Emirates Airline are supporting the friendly which is expected to provide a full-house Al Maktoum Stadium at the Al Nasr Sports Club.
Gaith Al Gaith, Emirates' Executive Vice President, Commercial Operations Worldwide, told Gulf News: "AC Milan are without a doubt one of the greatest sports teams and a force to be reckoned with in the world of football.
"It is very exciting that through our partnership with AC Milan, Emirates is able to bring them to Dubai, where football fans here will be able to watch them train and then see them playing against our own UAE team."