UFC star Conor McGregor got here below fireplace Sunday after he referred to as Russian President Vladimir Putin “one of many best leaders of our time.”
McGregor made the feedback in an Instagram put up, wherein he stated he was considered one of Putin’s company to attend the World Cup remaining between France and Croatia.
“In the present day I used to be invited to the World Cup remaining as a visitor of Russian President Vladimir Putin. This man is likely one of the best leaders of our time and I used to be honored to attend such a landmark occasion alongside him,” McGregor stated. “In the present day was an honor for me Mr. Putin. Thanks and congratulations on an incredible World Cup.”
McGregor’s excessive reward of Putin instantly drew criticism on social media.
“That’s an enormous yikes from me, dawg (sic),” one Twitter person wrote.
One other person likened McGregor to Dennis Rodman.
McGregor made a courtroom apperance final month after he was charged with a number of crimes following an April bus assault. His subsequent courtroom look is ready for July 26.