On Monday, Luís Figo participated in a football match that took place at an altitude of 6166.1 metres. The former footballing star participated in the zero-gravity game with a group of football fans on a 75 square metre football pitch inside an airplane.
According to a report by DN, the "Out-of-this-world" match in the clouds was made up of two teams of four players, including Luís Figo, who entered the record books for participating in the "Highest Altitude Football Game on a Parabolic Flight".
"Football transcends borders and unites people all over the world. I have played in stadiums where the electric atmosphere evokes emotions that cross cultures and nationalities; this was exactly the same experience I had playing this beautiful game 6,000 metres above the ground with a group of fearless football fanatics taking their passion for the sport to unprecedented heights," said Luís Figo.
Figo an dhis team won 2-1 in the match.