Cristano Ronaldo hopes to have a meal of his special rivalry with Lionel Messi.
Though the Barcelona legend beating him to Uefa’s forward of the year award.
He made fun of their pair at all times.
Sharing 15 years on the same stage is what has never happened in football history.
Portugal skipper Ronaldo, 34, who is two years older than Argentina hero Messi, is now hoping to dine out on their continuing fight for supremacy.
Claiming the world’s top two players “pushed” each other to greatness, Ron said: “We shared the stage for 15 years, me and him.
“I don’t know if it has ever happened in football, the same two guys on the same stage all the time. So it is not easy, as you know.
“Of course, we have a good relationship.
“We have not had dinner together… yet. But I hope in the future!”
‘We have not had dinner yet but I hope so in the future’: Cristiano Ronaldo speaks about battles with rival Lionel Messi during award ceremony.
- Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo were deep in conversation in Monaco
- The Barcelona star sat with the Juventus man for the Champions League draw
- Ronaldo joked they have yet to have dinner together but spoke on the rivalry
- Both were nominated for the UEFA Player of the Season, won by Virgil van Dijk
Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi has been on the same stage fighting for supremacy for the past 15 years
Ronaldo has spent much of his career battling with Messi for the game’s biggest honours and the rivalry was heightened when the Portuguese spent nine years in La Liga.
The 34-year-old Portuguese now playing with Juventus‘ bid for Champions League glor.
But admitted in Monaco that he misses playing in Spain as Messi ‘pushed him’ to be the best.