“May the Almighty disfigure his face and all his followers, who, under the slogan of freedom of speech, offend the feelings of the order of one and a half billion Muslim believers.

Allah is quick in calculation, and you will see it.

We Muslims love our prophet Muhammad, ”wrote Nurmagomedov on Instagram.

The fighter, who announced his retirement, also said that such provocations could sideline the French government.

At the time of this writing, the post has collected over 500 thousand likes.

Earlier, the supreme leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, condemned Macron's position on cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.