Video: Cristiano Ronaldo introduces his son to Lionel Messi at FIFA Ballon d'Or awards
Lionel Messi has millions of fans around the world and his football skills transcend the age and gender divide. However, during the FIFA Ballon d’Or awards, he found a new fan in Cristiano Ronaldo’s son.
A video which surfaced hours after the award ceremony showed Cristiano Ronaldo’s son, Ronaldo Jr in conversation with Lionel Messi. The Argentine inquired how he was doing, when Ronaldo butted in by highlighting his son’s admiration for him.
An excerpt from the conversation:
Messi to Ronaldo's son: How you doing? All good?
Ronaldo to Messi: My son watched videos of you on the internet and always talks about you.
Ronaldo (to his son): Don't be shy now!
Messi: I hope it helped you.
Despite the animosity between Ronaldo and Messi fans, there seems to be good camaraderie between the world’s finest.