Khabib Cristiano Ronaldo 7 | ‘He’s the best ever’: UFC GOAT Khabib Nurmagomedov’s friendly clash with GOAT footballer Cristiano Ronaldo – Watch
UFC legend Khabib Nurmagomedov engages soccer GOAT Cristiano Ronaldo in hilarious showdown | Photo credit: Instagram / @ khabib_nurmagomedov
- UFC legend Khabib Nurmagomedov visited Old Trafford to see Manchester United in action in the Premier League
- Khabib posted several photos and videos from his first trip to Manchester on his official Instagram account
- One of the best moments of his trip came when he gave his favorite GOAT footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo, a familiar look at MMA.
During Manchester United’s early kick-off against Everton on Saturday 2 October, a special someone was present at Old Trafford, who had come from his native Russia to watch the Reds’ 2021/22 Premier League (PL) game and also meet his longtime friend in 36-year-old Portuguese idol Cristiano Ronaldo.
Arguably the greatest fighter in UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) history, Russian Khabib Nurmagomedov was spotted watching both Manchester clubs in action in PL last weekend in England. Khabib was at Old Trafford for United’s 1-1 draw with Everton before making the short trip to Anfield the next day for Manchester City’s thrilling away fixture against title rivals Liverpool, who ended in ended in a 2-2 draw. The 33-year-old retired professional mixed martial artist is passionate about football and a great admirer of Manchester United icon Ronaldo.
Not only did Khabib have the pleasure of watching two breathtaking soccer clashes in quick succession in the north of England, but he also had the chance to catch up with his good friend CR7 among other United stars like Paul Pogba, Rio Ferdinand, etc. The two top-rated athletes are considered the Greatest of All Time (GOAT) in their respective sports by their multi-million global fan base around the world, as both 21st century sporting phenomena are well known for be close friends in the public eye.
They recently broke the internet during their recent encounter by participating in a hilarious ‘showdown’ that Khabib is most used to as the longest-reigning UFC lightweight champion, having held the title from April 2018 to March 2021 with a flawless fight. career record 29-0-0.
The Russian fighter shared a series of photos and a video of him enjoying his time with the Manchester United legend on his official Instagram account as he captioned his post: “He’s the best ever, keep doing your things Champ, you inspire millions of people around the world @cristiano ”. Check out Khabib Nurmagomedov’s post here:
The two GOATs were seen performing in a traditional spectacle that is commonplace in combat sports, although Khabib and Ronaldo actually don’t have any competitive streaks in mind, it still made for a lot of fun for their endless fans and followers on social media. media platforms.
After watching Man United’s 1-1 draw with Everton, Khabib thanked the team for the invitation and also apologized to Ronaldo and United legend David Beckham for securing a No.7 shirt. with his own name on the back.
“It is a great honor to visit this legendary stadium, at the invitation of the legendary football club @manchesterunited Thank you for the warm welcome. I hope @cristiano and @davidbeckham don’t mind that I have number 7” , he wrote.
It was a great opportunity for all the CR7 loyalists who also love to see the Russian beast aka Khabib Nurmagomedov in action in the Octagon at UFC events. Literally, a coming together of two GOATs of their generation.