Fans are convinced Hasbulla is a Lionel Messi fanatic after the Russian showed up in an Argentina shirt ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar

Russian Hasbulla Magomedov, 20, has made a name for himself in the MMA community thanks to his call videos for top UFC competitors. However, the Instagram sensation is now a well-known figure around the world and has over 4 million social media followers.

His notoriety allowed him to work with many leading sports personalities. He recently agreed to a multi-year public relations contract with the UFC, one of the top MMA organizations in the world. Magomedov became a prominent figure in the promotion following this deal. The 20-year-old now looks set to move beyond MMA and establish himself in football as well.

Hasbulla Magomedov in Argentina kit tricks fans into thinking he’s a Lionel Messi fanatic

Russian Internet recently attended the UFC 280 event in Abu Dhabi to support his friend Islam Makhachev for his lightweight title fight. According to his Instagram, Magomedov still appears to be in the Middle East, where the 2022 FIFA World Cup will take place this month.

The 20-year-old is therefore most likely there to publicize the event. Magomedov was spotted wearing an Argentine home kit in a photo he posted on his Twitter. However, nothing is official yet.

Moreover, the Russian teenager posted an Instagram story showing off the FIFA world cup and wrote in the caption, “From Argentina. This is a serious gift.

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All of these factors suggest the possibility that the new UFC signing is there to promote the world cup. These are just guesses, however. However, after seeing Hasbulla Magomedov in the Argentina kit, fans are convinced the Russian is a Lionel Messi fanatic.

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Magomedov and Conor McGregor’s feud

The 20-year-old is very close friends with former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Consequently, he was never on good terms with Conor McGregor.

Recently, Magomedov and McGregor were also embroiled in a war of words on Twitter. ‘The Notorious’ is a big name in the promotion. And with Magomedov signing with the UFC, it will be interesting to see if they get along or not.

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Do you think Hasbulla is a fan of Lionel Messi? What do you think of his feud with McGregor?

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