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Khabib Nurmagomedov gives a shout out to Real Madrid and Karim Benzema ahead of El Clasico

Khabib Nurmagomedov backs his favourite team Real Madrid before their key clash with arch rivals Barcelona in El Clasico

As Real Madrid takes on Barcelona in an epic El Clasico clash this weekend, they have found the backing of former UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov before the match. The retired MMA professional took to Instagram while giving a shoutout to his favorite team.

“Let’s Go @realmadrid @karimbenzema El Clasico !”, the post reads.

We must mention here that Khabib is a hardcore Madrid fan and idolizes Karim Benzema for being the best player in Real Madrid. Thus, him supporting Los Blancos for El Clasico doesn’t carry an element of surprise.

Speaking of the La Liga standings, Madrid sits 3 points adrift from the leaders with 63 points out of 29 matches. Barcelona, however, lies at the second spot with a two-point cushion from their arch-rivals.

Hence, this clash will hold crucial for both teams in their bid to challenge for the la liga title. moreover, with a name like khabib supporting the la casa blanca, the players must have got the right dose of motivation before the crucial tie.

Khabib handed a professional football deal from a Russian club

Khabib has even been offered a professional football deal from a Russian club

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Khabib’s love for football emerged during his childhood days. Following his retirement from the professional MMA, the former UFC champion reaped an offered of a professional football deal with a Russian club.

Discussing Khabib’s love affair with Real Madrid, the former comes over as a childhood fan of Los Blancos. During one of his recent interviews, he even discussed his wish to play for his dream club someday.

As Real Madrid hosts Barcelona for El Clasico within the next few hours, Khabib’s words can certainly bring that much-needed momentum to the defending champions.

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