SERGIO RAMOS reportedly offered to put up Lionel Messi and his family while the Argentine sorted out a place to live in Paris.
Messi completed his sensational free transfer to Paris Saint-Germain this week, signing a two-year deal worth £92.6MILLION.
The six-time Ballon d'Or winner will get a £25m signing on-fee on top of his take-home wages of £1m-per-week.
And according to El Pais, old Real Madrid rival Ramos offered Messi his house as a temporary refuge.
They claim Ramos, who completed his own free transfer to PSG this summer, told Messi: "If you prefer with your family to be in a house rather than in a hotel, you can stay in mine."
Ramos wanted to do his bit to convince the Barcelona legend to join the French giants.
But Messi decided to stay at Parisian hotel the Royal Monceau for the time being while he sorts out a more permanent residence.
And Ramos' kind offer might be a sign that he is prepared to let bygones be bygones.
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The two stars clashed regularly throughout the years, seen as lynchpins for their respective clubs Real Madrid and Barcelona.
In 2019 Ramos appeared to swing back and catch Messi with an elbow during Barcelona's El Clasico win at the Bernabeu in March 2019.
And in 2017 Messi hit out at rival Ramos in an X-rated blast during Real Madrid's Super Cup win over Barcelona in 2017.
Messi shouted: "La concha de tu madre," which, colloquially, translates to: "Your mum's c***."
Ramos was sent off twice for challenges on Messi during his time at Real Madrid.
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The first came in 2010 during a famous match where Barcelona thrashed Real 5-0 at the Nou Camp.
In the final minutes of the game, an angry Ramos lashed out at Messi in a sickening way, running up to his side and ferociously kicking his left leg. It was a no-brainer for the referee as the Spaniard was given his marching orders.
And seven years later Ramos was shown a red card again after a two-footed challenge that missed both the ball and Messi.
Despite the altercations they have had in the past, there does appear to be a respect between Ramos and Messi.
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And that was proven to be the case last month when Ramos spoke about the possibility of Messi joining him at Paris Saint-Germain.
The 35-year-old told TNT Sports: "I like to play with the best players and Messi has been one of the best in the world.
"I have always said that Messi will always have a role in my team."
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