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Wuhan football team spotted living it up in Dubai

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Wuhan football team spotted living it up in Dubai

Wuhan football team spotted living it up in Dubai

A British tourist took these videos of a Wuhan football team living it up in Dubai - away from the centre of the coronavirus outbreak.Jo Fraser, 45, took these videos of the Chongqing Dangdai team playing volleyball at the five-star Jebel Ali Beach Resort in Dubai last Saturday. The team are owned by the Wuhan group and play in Chongqing - the same province as the coronavirus outbreak.Ms Fraser, a gardener from Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire, was there with her husband for a four-day holiday and did not realise who they were at first.She said: "On their tops it has their football team and we wondered where they are from."When we found out we were a bit concerned but all the staff seemed quite relaxed around it."The team were said to be at the hotel, which has numerous sporting facilities, for training.Others staying at the resort said the team had been there for the past month and were due to go home on Monday, according to Ms Fraser.She added: "They were in all of the restaurants and breakfast and they were wearing their kit all the time."They did not speak to the players but said the staff were very friendly.Ms Fraser has two sons, 11 and 10, who both play football. She said they 'couldn't believe it' when they found out their parents had seen superleague footballers. She added: "We had an amazing time at the resort - I could see why they were there.

They chose a good place to go to get away from it all!"

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A British tourist took these videos of a Wuhan football team living it up in Dubai - away from the centre of the coronavirus outbreak.Jo Fraser, 45, took these videos of the Chongqing Dangdai team playing volleyball at the five-star Jebel Ali Beach Resort in Dubai last Saturday.

The team are owned by the Wuhan group and play in Chongqing - the same province as the coronavirus outbreak.Ms Fraser, a gardener from Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire, was there with her husband for a four-day holiday and did not realise who they were at first.She said: "On their tops it has their football team and we wondered where they are from."When we found out we were a bit concerned but all the staff seemed quite relaxed around it."The team were said to be at the hotel, which has numerous sporting facilities, for training.Others staying at the resort said the team had been there for the past month and were due to go home on Monday, according to Ms Fraser.She added: "They were in all of the restaurants and breakfast and they were wearing their kit all the time."They did not speak to the players but said the staff were very friendly.Ms Fraser has two sons, 11 and 10, who both play football.

She said they 'couldn't believe it' when they found out their parents had seen superleague footballers.

She added: "We had an amazing time at the resort - I could see why they were there.

They chose a good place to go to get away from it all!"




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