The famously fitness-obsessed footballer took trip from pushing iron whereas the System One racer wore an MMA Union of Russia t-shirt
Cristiano Ronaldo has met System One dangerous boy Nikita Mazepin in Dubai throughout a health club session which was celebrated by the Russian’s workforce, Haas.
The American racing outfit shared a photograph of the pair, with F1 rookie Mazepin describing his “greatest health club session this 12 months to date” and the Manchester United megastar draping an arm round his t-shirt which learn ‘Russian MMA Union’.
Portugal captain Ronaldo grinned and raised a thumb to reflect Mazepin’s pose whereas sporting a tiny pair of shorts that confirmed off his rippling leg muscle groups.
The 36-year-old is at present in Dubai stress-free throughout a 13-day break from motion for United earlier than they host Middlesbrough within the FA Cup Fourth Spherical on February 4.
Earlier within the day, Ronaldo shared a photograph of himself along with his 4 children and a soccer on a seashore within the United Arab Emirates.
The self-declared “proud dad” additionally portrayed himself on a sun-lounger whereas saying he was having fun with the view.
Mazepin held a health club coaching session with the President of the MMA Union of Russia, Radmir Gabdullin, the day before today.
Gabdullin is an adviser to the Common Director of Uralkali, the title sponsor for Haas which counts Mazepin’s father, Dmitry, as a key shareholder.
Mazepin is getting ready for pre-season testing in February, along with his 2022 F1 marketing campaign getting underway in Bahrain on March 20.
The 22-year-old is hoping to enhance on a irritating debut season when Haas scored no factors, and he was additionally often criticized for a number of crashes and last-placed finishes amid rumors of a strained relationship with teammate Mick Schumacher, who’s the son of System One’s most profitable driver of all time, Michael.
This is not the primary time Ronaldo has posed with a number one Russian sports activities star, as he’s good mates with UFC legend Khabib Nurmagomedov.
The MMA nice met Ronaldo at Manchester United’s Outdated Trafford house in October 2021, and the five-time Ballon d’Or winner gave the previous light-weight champion a shirt of Actual Madrid, who he performed for on the time, in February 2018.
Gabdullin, who’s a former MMA fighter and sparring associate of legendary Russian fighter Fedor Emelianenko, described Mazepin’s build-up to the 23-race season as “intensive”.
“I want my good friend and youthful brother success, victories and implementation of tactical and strategic plans in any respect phases,” stated the person who succeeded Emelianenko as head of the union.
“Go, Russia, go. Mates, let’s assist our Russian pilot much more this 12 months.”
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