Khabib Nurmagomedov, Cristiano Ronaldo Meet At Old Trafford
A meeting of two giants came together at Old Trafford as Khabib Nurmagomedov and Cristiano Ronaldo collided.
Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov made his way to Old Trafford recently.
Nurmagomedov, who retired unbeaten in his MMA career, was on-hand for United vs. Everton from the famous stadium this past weekend.
During his trip, Nurmagomedov ran into Cristiano Ronaldo, a close friend. The two shared some lighter moments that were captured on social media.
“He is a best ever, keep doing your things Champ, you inspire millions of people around the world,” Khabib posted.
— khabib nurmagomedov (@TeamKhabib) October 5, 2021
The two share a common bond through their world-famous superstar level of success. Many view Nurmagomedov as the greatest fighter of all-time.
This Khabib-Ronaldo staredown 😂
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) October 5, 2021
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And Ronaldo has laid claim to the same status on the soccer pitch for several years.
The meeting between the two got a reaction from boxing heavyweight champion Tyson Fury. Fury, who defends his title against Deontay Wilder this Saturday night, noted “Legendary link up.”
Nurmagomedov continued his rounds, meeting with Paul Pogba and Rio Ferdinand. He also was seen with Sir Alex Ferguson, Patrice Evra and Olympic hero Usain Bolt after.
Just Khabib chilling with Pogba, Ronaldo and Ferdinand! pic.twitter.com/6zywBjLcwg
— The Sports Journal (@TSJSports) October 5, 2021
During his meeting with Ferguson, the former manager, Nurmagomedov noted that Ronaldo was not in the starting lineup.
Sir Alex telling Khabib that Ronaldo should have started against Everton 🗣
(via khabib_nurmagomedov/IG) pic.twitter.com/qenxP3RfQc
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) October 5, 2021