UFC lightweight contender Islam Makhachev has displayed excellent soccer tricks and skills before his teamamtes in AKA. Watch the video here:
In the video, Islam can be seen using his legs to hoist up a ball onto his shoulders and balance it there. Much to the amusement of his teammates and onlookers. His balance seemed immaculate as a professional soccer player.
It seems that the elite fighter could have become a pro soccer player if he wanted to. His teammate, the legendary Khabib Nurmagomedov was speculated to be signing for the Russian 3rd division team, Legion Dynamo.
But that turned out to be a rumor. Khabib instead wanted to maintain a close relationship with the football club. But Khabib is just a skilled soccer player as an amateur player can be. Here is a clip of Khabib playing soccer:
As Islam Makhachev is walking in the steps of his friend Khabib in the quest to become a dominant UFC lightweight champion, He could very well follow Khabib into the soccer world with the skills he displayed inside the gym!