The love that Khabib Nurmagomedov has for football is no secret. The fact that he is friends with Cristiano Ronaldo is also not a secret.
The former UFC champion was seen channelling his inner Cristiano Ronaldo last day as he delivered the Siu Celebration of the Portuguese football superstar while playing football.
In the video, which was released by The Anatomy of a Fighter, the Russian is seen providing a game-winning assist after which he goes on to celebrate in Cristiano Ronaldo Style. You can watch the video below. The celebration happens at the 8:35 mark of the video.
Khabib and Cristiano Ronaldo have met and interacted multiple times in the past and their friendship is something that both MMA fans and football fans have celebrated.
Interestingly, the game happened ahead of the upcoming showdown between Charles Oliveira and Islam Makhachev at UFC 280. Islam and his team including Khabib has been in Abu Dhabi for some time now.
Khabib, along with Internet sensation Hasbulla, is expected to be at the corner of Islam Makhachev when he fights Charles Oliveira.
The slow run of Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo has been on a slow run in the English Premier League this season. The Manchester United star has only started one game in the season so far and has only scored 2 goals in 11 matches for the club. He, however, made a record recently by scoring his 700th career club goal.
Last season, Ronaldo had a memorable return to Manchester United as he scored 18 Goals from his 30 appearances. He had three assists in the season as well.
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