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Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 19 November 2018

Spotted: Rio Ferdinand enjoys world's fastest roller coaster at Ferrari World

The former Manchester United star was snapped on the Formula Rossa roller coaster in Abu Dhabi

Footballer Rio Ferdinand on the Formula Rossa. Courtesy Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
Footballer Rio Ferdinand on the Formula Rossa. Courtesy Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Rio Ferdinand, 39, had quite the week in Abu Dhabi.

If getting newly engaged was not heart-thumping enough, the football legend got to experience another thriller by riding the world’s fastest roller coaster at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. In a post on Instagram from two days ago, the former Manchester United star was seen on the Formula Rossa, which reaches speeds of up to 240kph. It seems he went on a spin on the famed roller coasted the same day he was engaged.

On Friday evening, the football legend proposed to Kate Wright, 27, atop the helipad of St Regis, Abu Dhabi:

Before he head back to London, he posted one more photo from the hotel:

An engagement and a ride on the world's fastest roller coaster, it seems Ferdinand had a weekend to remember in the capital.

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