Ramos: What it's like to play with Messi

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With Sergio Ramos and Lionel Messi finally getting to play together for Paris Saint-Germain on the weekend after more than a decade of being on opposing sides, the Spaniard has made quite the claim about having his ex-nemesis on his team. 

Former Real Madrid captain Ramos made his first appearance for PSG on Sunday after missing the first 18 games with his new club due to a calf injury.  

Scroll through the gallery above to see some of the scenes from Messi and Ramos' first match playing alongside each other for PSG

His return to the pitch also saw him, for the first time ever, play alongside his former ElClasico rival Messi, who bagged a hat-trick of assists as he set up two goals for Marquinhos and one for Angel Di Maria to help his side to a 3-1 comeback victory over Saint-Etienne.  

The 35-year-old has since revealed that he relishing playing alongside the former FC Barcelona skipper.  

"He's in good shape, and I think he's the kind of player who really makes a difference," Ramos told ESPN. 

"He's a unique player and it's a privilege to have him in the team. 

"I think that, bit by bit, each of us is going to bring our own quality to make Paris Saint-Germain even greater and achieve the things we want to achieve." 

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Ramos was also asked if he would like to see the Argentina star win the 2021 Ballon d'Or a seventh time on Monday night. 

"Yes, of course I'm going to defend the guys in my team," he responded. 

"I wish him all the luck in the world." 

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