Nurmagomedov shows off his footballing skills again and compares himself to his friend Ronaldo

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The Russian fighter Habib Nurmagomedov, the retired mixed martial arts champion, participated in a new video showing his football skills, achieving nearly 7.5 million views.

Habib posted on his personal page on the Instagram website, a video clip showing his special skills in dealing with the ball, and he finished with a beautiful goal against the opposing team, in a friendly match.

The fighter, of Dagestan origin, likened himself to his friend, Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo, specifically in the 2008 season when he was a player for Manchester United and presented one of his best seasons with the English team before moving to Real Madrid.

Ronaldo responded to Habib’s video with a symbol of clapping hands, as it is known that there is a strong friendship between the two international stars.

Nurmagomedov had spoken more than once about his love for football, and earlier expressed his willingness to accept offers from clubs to play football, and the Russian fighter, with former Dutch star Clarence Seedorf, participated in a football match against a team led by the famous Turkish chef Burak.