Barcelona Captain, Lionel Messi says he misses the period when his bitter rival, Cristiano Ronaldo was in the La Liga with Real Madrid. and stressed the fans would never forget such moments.
“It was a special duel and it will remain [in people’s minds] forever, because it lasted for many years and it is not easy to maintain such levels for a long time”.
“Plus, the teams we played in were also very demanding, both Real Madrid and Barca, the two best teams in the world,”.
“Competing on an equal footing for so many years, I think it will remain [in people’s minds] forever”.
“The sporting duel between us was very nice on a personal level and I think people had fun too, whether they were fans of Madrid or Barca, or even only football fans in general”.
“Obviously, when Cristiano was at Real Madrid, the matches were always special,”.
“The matches against Real always mean a lot, but when Cristiano was there they became much more special”.
“But it’s a time that has passed now, that we have experienced. Now, we have to look ahead to the future”.