Cameroon MMA Superstar Francis Ngannou Meets 'GOAT' Cristiano Ronaldo
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Cameroon MMA Superstar Francis Ngannou Meets 'GOAT' Cristiano Ronaldo

  • Francis Ngannou has met Cristiano Ronaldo in Saudi Arabia
  • The MMA fighter and the footballer shared a heartwarming moment together
  • Ngannou is recovering from an injury that has kept him out of action for months

Mixed Martial Art star, Francis Ngannou has finally met former Manchester United and Real Madrid ace, Cristiano Ronaldo.

The Cameroonian-French fighter shared the moment with the man his describes as an inspiration and his 'GOAT'.

Ronaldo, who left Manchester United in the winter transfer window to join Al Nassr, met Ngannou in Riyadh.

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Francis Nganou squares up with Cristiano Ronaldo in Saudi Arabia. Credit: @francis_ngannou
Source: Twitter

The former MMA heavyweight champion took to social media to share a photo of him and Ronaldo squaring up in a lovely pose.

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"Great talking with the GOAT in Riyadh today. Very inspirational! Cristiano Ronaldo," he posted on Twitter.

Ngannou was recently stripped off his belt after ending his relationship with the company he used to work it.

The Cameroonian is also recovering from an ACL and MCL injury and he is expected to make a return to the octagon in the summer.

Meanwhile, Ronaldo is yet to make his debut for Al Nassr. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner featured in an all-star game between Riyadh XI and Paris Saint Germain early this week.

Ronaldo scored a brace in the 5-4 defeat to the French champions.

Ronaldo meets PSG stars

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi proved football rivalry might be overestimated with the superstar duo demonstrating their respect for each other. Ronaldo and

Messi crossed paths for what might be the last time in an exhibition match staged in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Thursday, January 19.

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Regardless, the pair, who share a staggering 12 Ballon d'Or awards between them, made the most of the moment.

Haaland copies Ronaldo celebration

Erling Haaland appeared to perform a similar celebration to Cristiano Ronaldo's famous siuu celebration after scoring on January 19th.

Haaland scored Manchester City's second goal against Tottenham Hotspur to help his side dig themselves out of a hole. City eventually won the game 4-2 despite trailing at the break.

Julian Alvarez started the comeback and minutes later Haaland headed in from close range to restore parity. The Norwegian ditched his celebrations as they rushed back to restart play.

Source: SportsBrief.com