Retired UFC light-weight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov revealed that he’s a die-hard soccer fan, displaying off an enormous data of the game each time he will get the prospect.
Since his battle within the UFC towards Justin Gaethje final October, Khabib has been touring the world selling MMA and infrequently taking part in some soccer with some stellar pals.
The Dagestani grappling grasp exercised his experience as soon as extra in a video with UFC Russia, the place he displayed his admiration for numerous soccer gamers from the previous and current.
Within the video, Khabib was requested to call his top-10 favourite gamers, however by judging them as if that they had abilities as combined martial artists.
Khabib appointed names that may make any workforce simply run for the Champions League’s title. Although he stated he wouldn’t nominate lively gamers, he nonetheless gave his pals Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Cristiano Ronaldo some assist.
The Eagle nominated Brazilian legend Ronaldo Nazario, also called The Phenomenom, because the No. 1 pound-for-pound footballer.
Ronaldo endured some important career-threatening accidents all through his days as a participant and nonetheless managed to be chosen because the world’s finest footballer twice.
Clarence Seedorf, with whom Khabib performed a pleasant match earlier in 2021, was elected because the ‘workhorse.’ The Dutch worldwide is the one participant to have gained the Champions League with three totally different golf equipment.
As for the very best ‘technical grappler’ in soccer, a title that positively belongs to himself in MMA, Khabib selected legendary French midfielder Zinedine Zidane for his technical talents with the ball.
Since retiring from soccer in 2006, Zidane turned one of the profitable membership managers, profitable three Champions League titles together with his beloved Spanish aspect, Actual Madrid.
Khabib couldn’t resist nominating his private good friend Cristiano Ronaldo because the ‘best of all time.’ The Portuguese striker and the Russian fighter are continually noticed having calls and interacting on social media.
Dealing with fierce competitors with Lionel Messi, Diego Maradona, and Pelé, Cristiano Ronaldo is unanimously sitting among the many finest footballers of all time.
After breaking nearly the entire sport’s doable information throughout his stint with Actual Madrid, CR7 joined Italian giants Juventus, the place he continued to take pleasure in a prolific goal-scoring profession.
Khabib Nurmagomedov’s full checklist
The Most Vicious Knockout Artist: Zlatan Ibrahimovic
The Cardio Machine: Pavel Nedved
The Workhorse: Clarence Seedorf
The Iron Chin: Mauro Camoranesi
The Technical Grappler: Zinedine Zidane
The Prime Trash-Talker: Eric Cantona
The Most Highly effective Wrestler: Roberto Carlos
The Best of All Time: Cristiano Ronaldo