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Khabib Can Strike? See Him on Soccer Pitch Paying Tribute to Brazil's Ronaldo

Khabib Nurmagomedov channeled his inner Ronaldo Nazario when playing football and received the seal of approval from the main man himself.

The former UFC lightweight champion, who went 29-0 in his stunning MMA career, has been enjoying retirement by playing plenty of football.

He followed up the left-footed finish by doing the iconic finger-wagging celebration fans were accustomed to seeing from 'R9' - a two-time Ballon d'Or winner and one of the best strikers in football history.

He captioned the clip, "Who remembers the Ronaldo of 2008, put on a bit of weight but still with firepower."

Having been tagged, 'O Fenomeno' himself commented on the post with a slew of clapping emojis, while Clarence Seedorf, Khabib's late father's favourite player, also gave him props.

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