Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo has arguably the most popular goal celebration in football, which has been imitated by many fans and sports personalities. Recently, unbeaten UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov performed Ronaldo's iconic SIUUU celebration during a football game.
The 34-year-old Russian has admired Cristiano Ronaldo as the greatest footballer to ever play the game and the fighter was also spotted with the 37-year-old footballer and even attended his games at the Old Trafford.
Khabib Nurmagomedov's passion for football is well-known among his fans and the Russian fighter copied Ronaldo's goal celebration after scoring a penalty kick. In a viral footage on social media, Khabib was spotted recreating Ronaldo's famous goal celebration.
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Khabib Nurmagomedov's close friend and apprentice Islam Makhachev is scheduled to fight Charles Oliveira at the UFC 280 on October 22. Ahead of their lightweight championship bout, Khabib made a big statement over the Brazilian fighter.
Meanwhile, Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 700th club career goal against Everton in the Premier League and ditched his popular SIUUU celebration to pull off a new 'peace of mind' celebration, joined by teammate Antony.
Khabib Nurmagomedov grapples Hasbullah Magomedov
A footage has emerged after the same football game, where Khabib performed Cristiano's iconic goal celebration, that showed the UFC legend grappling internet sensation Hasbulla Magomedov in a hilarious way.
At the end of the viral footage, both Khabib and Hasbulla appeared to pose in a fighting stance. Recently, the 19-year-old Hasbulla signed a five year contract with the UFC .