Barcelona’s Luis Suarez (right) scores against Napoli during their friendly match at the Michigan Stadium on Saturday. Reuters
Antoine Griezmann copied Lionel Messi for the goal and LeBron James for the celebration but it was his night for Barcelona on Sunday after he scored twice in a 5-2 win over Real Betis.
Ansu Fati became the third youngest player to score in La Liga on Saturday but the 16-year-old could not rescue Barcelona from being held to a 2-2 draw away at newly-promoted Osasuna.
Barcelona made a nightmare start to the defence of their La Liga title on Friday by losing Luis Suarez to injury and then losing 1-0 to Athletic Bilbao, after a sensational late volley from substitute Aritz Aduriz.
Nicknamed “El Pibe de Oro,” meaning "The Golden Boy" for his unique dribbling skills and charismatic personality that helped Argentina win the World Cup in 1986.
Raakezz, trained by Nicholas Bachalard, for his main patron Sheikh Ahmed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, leads the strong field of 11, which have been declared for the feature race which carries a prize purse of Dhs100,000.
Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council (DSC), received Bernard Caiazzo, the president of one of France’s oldest clubs AS Saint-Etienne, at the council’s headquarters.