Khabib Nurmagomedov finished his career in the UFC as one of the sport’s all-time greats with an undefeated record and after retiring from MMA a few years ago, the Russian has put down the gloves and put on the cleats.
Watch: Khabib Nurmagomedov scores incredible long-range goal
He’s a shot expert with both his hands and feet.
Since retiring from the UFC in 2021, Khabib has dedicated his life to continuing to train other fighters in the sport to master the skillset that once made him an undisputed champion. He’s got the winning formula.
— UFC (@ufc) October 24, 2022
However, when he’s not in the gym or outside of the octagon pushing other fighters to the limit, the 35-year-old is on the soccer pitch scoring fantastic goals. Take a look at just how good the former pound-for-pound is at playing the beautiful game.
The striking technique, the beanie, the captain armband, the different colored undershirt. Just iconic.
This instance of Nurmagomedov on the pitch and enjoying the sport isn’t rare, though. The former MMA fighter is constantly seen playing soccer during his free time, and never failing to show his admiration for Cristiano Ronaldo.
| Khabib Nurmagomedov on Cristiano Ronaldo:“He is the BEST ever.”
Champion recognises Champion. pic.twitter.com/bJYJylS3JV
— The CR7 Timeline. (@TimelineCR7) October 5, 2021
Get him on a contract, Saudi.