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    The flagship players had their photo taken with their image of the plane

    Emirates is the sponsor of the white club

    emirates has welcomed the Spanish football club on board a specially chartered A380 flight from Madrid a Riyadh.

    The iconic double-decker aircraft sported a new décor featuring some of the club’s leading players.

    The club is in the Saudi capital to play the semifinal match of the Spanish Super Cup against Valencia on January 11, 2023.

    The bespoke livery includes a group photo of the renowned Nacho Fernández, Dani Carvajal, Thibaut Courtois, Karim Benzema (centre), Luka Modrić, Tony Kroos and Vini Jr and covers more than 125 square meters on each side of the plane. The livery will remain on the A380 aircraft for five months with scheduled services including London Heathrow, New York and Melbourne.

    Emirates has been the Official Main Sponsor of Real Madrid since 2013 and the first livery featuring the club’s players first appeared on an Emirates A380 in 2015.

    Emirates began its operations to Madrid in 2011 and operates seven weekly flights with the iconic A380 between this city and Dubai.