Khabib Nurmagomedov revealed how he speaks to Cristiano Ronaldo ‘nearly daily’ and the way the Juventus star worries about his son.
The previous UFC star has been pictured with Ronaldo on a number of events and it seems their friendship has blossomed.
The Russian fighter spoke with YouTuber KraSava about what they spoke about after they met.
Khabib stated: “We discuss many occasions, nearly daily, however after we met we had a dialog about the place we received our motivation from. He informed me that he desires his son to be his successor.
“When Cristiano was a child, he might solely dream of getting a easy pair of trainers. However his son has every thing. He fears that his son won’t really feel the identical starvation, the identical will.
“Persons are guided by that can. Really feel the will to attain issues. When you’ve every thing, it’s onerous to search out the correct motivation.
“When he informed me that, I’m not going to say I used to be stunned, however I loved listening to him. I realised that he’s an individual who isn’t content material with one, two or three titles.”
Khabib, 32, is formally retired from MMA with an ideal 29-Zero document after he beat Justin Gaethje final yr.
He vowed to not proceed following the loss of life of his father however could possibly be tempted right into a UFC comeback to succeed in 30-0.
Ronaldo is exhibiting few indicators of decline regardless of turning 36 final month.
He’s the highest scorer in Serie A with 20 targets in simply 21 video games this season, regardless of Juventus being effectively off the tempo for the title.
Khabib thinks Ronaldo will keep on for a short time longer.
He added: “He lately received his 30th title, he’s the perfect scorer ever.
“I feel he’ll nonetheless be there for 2 or three extra seasons.”