In the latest of our exclusive interview series with His Excellency Saeed Hareb, the Secretary General of the Dubai Sports Council talks to Sport Industry Insider about his father’s influence on his sporting life.

He recalls going to watch football with his dad and discusses his continued love of the Premier League and La Liga, as well as his newfound passion of cycling.

For more from Saeed Hareb, watch our previous videos, in which he discusses playing football with George Best, why the Dubai Fitness Challenge is worth investing in and how the Dubai Sports Council is continuing to develop sports tourism in the emirate.