Much like rival Conor McGregor, reigning UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov was in attendance this past weekend in Russia at the FIFA World Cup championship match between France and Croatia.

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“Childhood dream come true,” he posted on Instagram.

He also gave a special message to Paul Pogba.

Let’s go @paulpogba Today I choose France

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