Khabib wants Dana to fix a fight for him at Barcelona’s Camp Nou Stadium after attending PSG’s win against Barcelona. The Eagle, apart from being a former Russian professional Mixed Martial Artist, is also a big soccer enthusiast.
The fighter was a guest at the 100,000-seater venue. Khabib Nurmagomedov is widely known for his unbeaten streak 29-0. Moreover, the champ has already been a guest of honor at the Parc des Princes stadium where he connected with Youri Djorkaeff and David Beckham in the French capital.
Khabib showed his complete support to PSG on Tuesday. They also know the champ as a fan of Barcelona’s Spanish rivals, Real Madrid. Khabib took a video of himself in the Camp Nou stands and called out White to make a fight there.
Supporting PSG for the win before calling out Dana White
It was not the first time that the champ has shown his love for football. Further, he has also attended many Champions League matches. They also captured the Russian wearing a Galatasaray jersey. Also, the past winter, he attended a training session of the Russian Premier League.
The Eagle is famous for his caliber. He holds the longest-reigning UFC Lightweight champion since April 2018. The 32-year-old champ reposted the Premier League’s Barcelona FC vs PSG post on his Instagram story. It showed his support for the team PSG and said, ‘I will be in the stadium tonight InshaAllah!’
Making a Statement on Live Session
At the Camp Nou stands, Khabib went live on his Instagram handle and said, ‘Hey Dana you here? Let’s make fight here 100,000 people, let’s go!’
Post-match, the fighter received a signed shirt from the hat-trick hero Kylian Mbappe and one from the PSG goalkeeper Keylor Navas.
Lionel Messi opened the scoreboard for the 27th minute with a penalty and Barcelona took the lead. But Mbappe with his hat-trick and Kean with his header turned the tie on its head.
The champ last fought in October, at UFC 254 with a victory over Justin Gaethje via second-round technical submission. Khabib extended his undefeated streak post-winning against Gaethje at the Main Event of UFC 254. The champ in his post-match Interview announced his retirement.
‘Who haven’t I discussed this with! I’ve spoken even with the UEFA president Aleskandr Ceferin, with the owner of PSG, yes and even with Cristiano Ronaldo.’ -Khabib.
From joking about being a free agent and training to gain a professional contract, the fighter has now revealed he wants to pursue a career in football. Moreover, the Eagle contacted the PSG president over accomplishing his ‘childhood dream’ and has also discussed a move into football with Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo.