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.

“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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