Football legend Rio Ferdinand, recently made a surprise pit-stop at the Region’s Leading Theme Park Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, during his visit to the UAE capital. Unsuspecting guests were thrilled to see one of football’s greatest players, taking a leisurely stroll through the park, as he enjoyed one exciting experience after the other.
During his time at the iconic attraction located in the heart of Yas Island, Ferdinand also experienced intense, 240km/hr speeds onboard the world’s fastest Rollercoaster Formula Rossa, undoubtedly adding an adrenaline-filled milestone to his already long list of notable achievements in the football arena.
About Ferrari World Abu Dhabi:
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, the award-winning Ferrari inspired theme park, opened its doors to fans in 2010. The Park celebrates the spirit of the legendary marque, and is home to numerous thrill rides, family-friendly attractions, state-of-the-art simulators, spectacular live shows, as well as popular seasonal events and festivities that bring together extraordinary performances from around the globe. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is home to the world’s fastest rollercoaster, Formula Rossa, as well as the record-breaking rollercoaster, Flying Aces. It also offers guests a range of thrilling experiences that include Benno’s Great Race, Karting Academy, Junior Training Camp, Driving Experience, Fiorano GT Challenge, and many more.
Since its opening, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi has been recognised by a number of leading industry awards. Most recently, the Park was recognized by the World Traveller Awards as Middle East’s Leading Theme Park’ for 2018, also taking the prize for 2017. The park was also named ‘Middle East’s Leading Tourist Attraction’ for the years 2015 & 2016, the “2018 Middle East’s Best Theme Park” by the Middle East and North Africa Leisure and Attraction Council (MENALAC), in addition to receiving the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence in 2017.