Kazakh swimmer Ali Turganbekov meets Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo in Dubai last year. Photo: Handout

Meet Ali Turganbekov, the boy with no legs who warmed Ronaldo’s heart and dreams of being Paralympics champion

  • The 12-year-old has also played football with Lionel Messi and UFC’s Khabib as he works his way towards swimming competitively
  • Social media star Turganbekov thanks his family and wants to inspire others to ‘not be ashamed of being different’
Topic |   Kazakhstan

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Kazakh swimmer Ali Turganbekov meets Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo in Dubai last year. Photo: Handout
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