Video: UFC icon Khabib attempt fight with Ronaldo
UFC icon Khabib Nurmagomedov showed he can still pull off a game face by staring off against Cristiano Ronaldo
Paul Pogba and Rio Ferdinand during his trip to watch Manchester United play.
The MMA legend, who retired from the sport last year
However, was a special guest of the Premier League club for their game against Everton last weekend
Moreover, he had the chance to chat with several Red Devils players and club legends.
Khabib posted several images of him and close friend Ronaldo together on Instagram on Tuesday afternoon
Before showing video footage of him squaring up to the three United icons
Just like he used to do in pre-fight UFC press conferences.
The Dagestani captioned the post:
“‘He is a best ever, keep doing your things Champ, you inspire millions of people around the World @cristiano.’
Khabib revealed he enjoyed spending time with both Ronaldo and Pogba
Admitted he found it fascinating to hear about how they prepare before Premier League matches.
Before United’s clash with Everton, Khabib told MUTV: ‘(On Friday) we talked a little bit about today’s match”
“They said they were going to be on the bench but in the second half they are going to come in”
‘Pogba (is) a world champion, Cristiano is a legend, how many times has he won the Champions League (again)?”
“It was an honour to talk with them before the match”
“It was very interesting for me (to see) like how they are feeling and what energy they are doing before the match”
“the night before the match. Because I am an athlete too and I have this feeling and it was very interesting to see how football players are feeling.’