BARCELONA - REAL MADRID

Messi personally congratulates Cristiano after El Clásico

Barcelona's superstar Argentinian looked out his biggest rival after the game to pat him on the back for the winning goal and the team's victory.

Saludo de Messi y Cristiano Ronaldo.
FELIPE SEVILLANO DIARIO AS

As the final whistle went following Real Madrid's win at the home of the league leaders, Barcelona, two of the biggest stars of world football came together. Lionel Messi specifically went in search of Cristiano Ronaldo to congratulate him personally on his goal and his team's victory, according to La Vanguardia and Sport.

The two players had already demonstrated their good relationship between each other prior to kick-off with their greetings and later, out of the view of TV cameras they also showed that they have a healthy rivalry. Great to see such a positive reaction after a tense and emotional night of action.