Khabib Nurmagomedov trains with Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk in Dubai after retiring from MMA.
In truth, the Russian has even been offered a professional contract as he searches for brand new alternatives.
Former UFC famous person Khabib noticed with Virgil van Dijk
Khabib positioned his gloves on the octagonal canvas instantly after defeating Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 to indicate the top of his lengthy MMA journey and retired with an ideal 29-0 file.
However, regardless of numerous presents from UFC boss Dana White and jibing from Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler, “The Eagle” teased a stint in football.
After photographs of the 32-year-old being kicked along with his mates within the UAE, Khabib joked about even becoming a member of a professional squad.
In truth, FC Kamaz of the Russian Professional Football League (third tier of Russian football) offered the previous light-weight champion a contract.
Khabib met Van Dijk in Dubai and wished him a speedy restoration from his damage
“Welcome, Khabib,” they stated over RT. “We invite you to make your football debut with our crew.
“The PFL is the UFC of football … we play each sport simply to win [and are] an formidable crew with the mission of coming into the FNL.
“We invite you to the Novorossiysk training camp, from February 12 to March 5, 2021.”
After serving to his cousin declare his very first UFC victory on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi this month, Khabib ended up in Dubai and even bumped into Liverpool defender Vigril van Dijk who’s recovering from a extreme knee damage.
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The Netherlands captain has not performed for the Reds since he was injured towards Everton in 2020 and went beneath the knife for surgical procedure on his anterior cruciate ligament.
Had the 29-year-old needed to have surgical procedure on his posterior cruciate ligament along with his ACL, it might have extended the return of his damage past 12 months.
Posting a photograph of the 2 of them, Khabib wrote: “It was good to satisfy you Virgil van Dijk.
“I want you luck and recuperate rapidly, I do know what it is wish to be injured, be affected person.