He immediately went to Twitter, to say: "They have misinterpreted what I said. Messi was the last to receive the Ballon d'Or, but for me, no doubt, the best is Cristiano and this will not ruin my friendship with him. I am 100% CR7."
Ronaldo called his young teammate last night, says AS, to calm the situation down: "Marcelo, no problem. I believe you, you're my friend. Do not give importance. We are friends and we will not waste a minute on this."