Mikel Obi Shines at Star-Studded Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Nigerian football legend Mikel Obi is once again making waves on social media, this time for his involvement with Formula One.
●28th November 2023
Now residing in the Middle East, Nigerian football legend Mikel Obi is once again making waves on social media, this time for his involvement with Formula One.
The yearly Abu Dhabi Grand Prix attracts a host of well-known figures when Formula One visits the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Among them, celebrities such as actors, models, and athletes enjoy the spotlight both on and off the racing track, watching the event from observation decks.
The Yas Marina Circuit saw an influx of F1 enthusiasts alongside A-list performers like Chris Brown and Shania Twain, headlining the post-race festivities. VIPs welcoming the seven-time British world champion Lewis Hamilton during his grid walk included Indian actress Priyanka Chopra, frequent UAE visitors Chris and Liam Hemsworth, and model Naomi Campbell.
The star-studded event also saw the presence of former tennis star Maria Sharapova, Japanese racer Yuki Tsunoda, and British actor Jason Statham on the circuits.
Notable figures like Chinese-American actress Liu Yifei, football stars Kevin De Bruyne and Paul Pogba, Brazilian icon Ronaldo, and Tunisian tennis player Ons Jabeur also graced the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix this year.
Mikel Obi proudly showcased his attendance at the event on his official social media platforms. This follows Mikel’s recent viral moment for his appearance on CNN.
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