Francis Ngannou was seen with one of the most famous soccer players in the world, Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo’s supporters went crazy after Francis Ngannou, former heavyweight champion of the UFC posted a tweet in which he referred to CR7 as “the Goat”.
Former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou, widely considered the most dangerous fighter in UFC history, recently met current Saudi Pro League heavyweight Ronaldo in Riyadh. Meanwhile, Francis has shown an interest in giving boxing a try, and there are a number of good boxing facilities in Riyadh; this likely explains how they actually crossed paths.
How did fans react to the meeting of two sporting heavyweights?
Football fans in general and supporters of Ronaldo, in particular, went berserk after Francis Ngannou tweeted multiple images of the two of them together, and the tweet has so far received 236K likes and 20K retweets. The following are a few of the positive and upbeat responses that the post received from Francis’ followers:
How can you not love this ? A happy NGANNOU is a very dangerous NGANNOU. 2 of my favorite sports person !
— Emperor Kaash 🇳🇬🇬🇭 (@EmperorKaash) January 21, 2023
Beautiful.. your stories are an inspiration..
— Claver Boniface (@ClaverBoniface) January 21, 2023
Goat in their own sport 👏🏻
— cringe (@alvin_aliev) January 21, 2023
I’d love to see Ronaldo in the Octagon.
— chiisus (@LoganChittick) January 21, 2023
The two most dangerous strikers in the world 🌎
— 𓅓 (@firck8) January 21, 2023
The goat 🐐 with the goat 🐐
— NDIAYEDOLLAR$🇸🇳 (@ousmane791) January 21, 2023
You 2 are both genuinely happy and that is what matter most in life. Very good❤️❤️👏👏
— MEDIA INFORMERS (@HEARTOFGOLD2) January 21, 2023
What a great picture it is. Great people in a pic.
— Mulema ❤️ (@IyaGisele) January 21, 2023
What do you think, was it just pictures from a brief encounter between the two legendary sports personalities, or are they planning something big?