Cristiano Ronaldo reveals girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez and Lionel Messi’s wife respect each other despite rivalry

    CRISTIANO RONALDO has revealed girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez and Lionel Messi’s wife Antonela Roccuzzo’s respect each other despite their great rivalry.

    The football legend covered several topics during his bombshell interview with Piers Morgan, including his relationship with Messi.

    Cristiano Ronaldo said Georgina Rodriguez respects Lionel Messi's wife

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    Cristiano Ronaldo said Georgina Rodriguez respects Lionel Messi’s wifeCredit: The Mega Agency
    Messi's wife Antonela Roccuzzo has nearly 21m followers on Instagram

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    Messi’s wife Antonela Roccuzzo has nearly 21m followers on InstagramCredit: Getty
    Ronaldo and Messi have been competing against each other for the last 16 years

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    Ronaldo and Messi have been competing against each other for the last 16 yearsCredit: Getty

    Widely regarded as the best two to ever play the game, fans continue to debate who’s the actual GOAT between Messi and Ronaldo.

    The duo regularly faced each other when they were playing for Barcelona and Real Madrid, although their respective La Liga exits have stopped that trend.

    Despite competing against one another for almost two decades, Ronaldo said he has a “great relationship” with the PSG star.

    He said: “As a person, we share the stage 16 years, imagine, 16 years. we share.

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    “So, I have great relationship with him. 

    “I’m not friend of him in terms of, what I mean friend is the guy who was with you in your house, speaking on the phone, no, but it’s like a teammate. 

    “He’s a guy that I really respect the way he always speak about me. 

    “What I am going to say about Messi? A great guy who does great things for football.”

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    Ronaldo then went on to say his Georgina and Messi’s partner Antonela, who are both Argentinian, also get on great.

    He added: “Even his wife or my wife, my girlfriend, they always respect and they’re from Argentina.

    “My girlfriend is from Argentina. So good.”

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