Cape Town - Cristiano Ronaldo's son, Cristiano Jr, watches videos of Lionel Messi it has emerged, after Cristiano Jr met the Barcelona star at Monday night's Ballon d'Or awards ceremony.
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, who won his third Ballon d'Or title, was sitting backstage with his family when his fiercest competitor Lionel Messi walked past.
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Ronaldo encouraged his son to meet Messi and while the two are chatting, Ronaldo quips to Messi that his son "watched a video of you online" and says "don't be embarrassed now".
It was a touching moment between the two rivals who are always fiercely pitted against each other, it seems like they do like each other after all.
Watch Cristiano Jr meet Lionel Messi: