No? We're just going to ignore all that and call him a great leader so we can enjoy some World Cup action instead?
Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Ultimate fighting star Conor McGregor pose for a photo during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia.
McGregor capped off the post by writing, "Go Russia!" in the host country's language.
He gets full marks for diplomacy on this occasion, but describing Putin as "one of the greatest leaders" is OTT, putting it mildly, considering all the war crimes the man has been accused of.
Mashable has reached out to McGregor's representatives for comment.
Who do you think wins if this fight is booked, Conor or Khabib?
"The tour de France to 2018": Groenewegen won the seventh stage
Dylan Groenewegen made it back-to-back wins at the Tour de France as he came out on top in a sprint finish at the end of stage eight.
"Happy 30th birthday babe!"
Under Putin, the Russian Government has decriminalised acts of domestic violence, enforced discriminatory LGBTQ laws, and been accused of repeatedly silencing writers and protestors who speak out against them.
The fighter - due in court in NY later this month in relation to an attack on a bus in April - revealed he was invited as a guest of Putin.
It sure looks like McGregor will be rooting for Les Bleus, being such a big fan of Pogba, and the feeling is most definitely mutual.