The Barcelona and Real Madrid superstars are the greatest players of their generation, if not of all time.
But playing for Spain’s two biggest clubs means they have not formed a personal relationship.
And Messi does not think there is time for it now.
“I do not know if we will be [friends]m” he told Marca . “Friendship is something that is built through spending time together and getting to know each other.
“We have no relationship, but mostly because we only see each other in the awards ceremonies and it is the only time we speak. At that moment everything is fine, but then we do not cross paths again.”
Messi was speaking following the presentation of his European Golden Shoe award where he refused to discuss his future.