UAE leaders congratulated Al Ain's historic win against Japan’s Yokohama F Marinos. President Sheikh Mohamed expressed his pride in a single-Arabic-word statement, a cheer for the champions. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai, congratulated the team and the UAE fans who stood behind them. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, praised the fighting spirit of the team, and hailed the return of 'beautiful memories of Emirati football.' The team also updated their profile picture on X, now featuring two stars. Al Ain made history with their second Asian Champions League title, with a dominant 4-1 victory over Japan’s Yokohama F Marinos.