- Lionel Messi will see an art work of Cristiano Ronaldo everyday as Argentina prepare to face France in Russia
- Argentina's new team hotel in Kazan is opposite a mural of the Real Madrid and Portugal star
- These two players could meet in the last 8 if their countries win their round of 16 games
Argentina international Lionel Messi will now have to face a painting work of his rival Cristiano Ronaldo everyday in Russia as his national team's hotel are opposite a mural of the Real Madrid star.
After qualifying for the round of 16 at the Russia 2018 World Cup beating Nigeria in their final Group D game, Argentina are now staying in Ramada hotel in Kazan ahead of their next game against France.
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Lionel Messi will have no choice than for him to face a giant art work of Cristiano Ronaldo everyday which is outside Argentina hotel.
The two-story, multi-colored mural, faces the four-star hotel, Ramada, and was produced by Naberezhnye Chelny ahead of Portugal's stay at the hotel for last year's Confederations Cup.
Meanwhile, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo could face in the quarter final at the Russia 2018 World Cup if Argentina and Portugal win their round of 16 games respectively.
On Tuesday Argentina left it late to book their place in the round of 16 in Russia 2018 after a stunning 2-1 victory over Nigeria.
Goals from Messi and Rojo secured qualification for Argentina as Chelsea winger Victor Moses also scored his first goal in the World Cup for Nigeria.
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