Sports fans all around the world who be aware that UFC legend Khabib Nurmagomedov and arguable G.O.A.T of football Cristiano Ronaldo have been friends for a long time and have admired one another publicly on numerous occasions. To those who are not aware, the former lightweight UFC champion Khabib was in attendance of the Manchester United vs Everton game and was seen posing with the iconic number 7 jersey inside the stadium.
Sarcastically, Khabib threatened to ‘choke’ any Everton player who even dares to ask him for Cristiano Ronaldo’s jersey. Unfortunately the Russian could not witness his close friend in action as manager Ole Solskjaer decided to bench Ronaldo. The five-time Ballon D’or winner could not find a place in the starting XI as he has been right into the heart of the action ever since he has arrived at Old Trafford.
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"Tomorrow, I'm gonna go watch the game. And I said, 'Ronaldo, your T-shirt, you have to give me. If someone asks, tell them I'm gonna choke him out. Tell them be careful," said Khabib Nurmagomedov as quoted by The Sun.
Talking about the particular match between Everton and Manchester United, the home team took the lead courtesy of the goal scored by Anthony Martial. As the strike of the French striker took a deflection, Jordan Pickford was left for dead as he was unable to move his feet rapidly in order to top the ball from going into the net.
After which Townsend scored the equalising goal for Everton and celebrated his goal with the iconic ‘Siu’ in front of the Old Trafford fans. Which he later on revealed was in respect to Ronaldo and the fact that he is sharing the same pitch as the Portuguese talismanic scorer.
Lastly, after a stalemate 1-1 draw at Old Trafford, Cristiano Ronaldo was evidently frustrated and walked straight into the tunnel as Manchester United dropped 5 points in the previous two home games in the Premier League. Man. Utd will play their next game league game against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium.