Barcelona star Lionel Messi has revealed more details about his relationship with his traditional Portuguese rival Cristiano Ronaldo. He pointed out that «not a friend», where he considered that «his friends are playing alongside him in one team, and Ronaldo player is very far from him, but in another country».

But he stressed that he had spoken to him at the most recent EU awards ceremony in the Principality of Monaco more than on any previous occasion. "I would accept his invitation to dinner," he said.

Ronaldo has already praised Messi, saying that what they have done in the past 11 years is incredible and confirms the excellence of each player, and that he may invite dinner to meet with Lionel Messi, so as to assure the world that there is no hostility between them