Football world react after Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi do this together

Football fans have been blown away after long-term rivals Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi teamed up for Louis Vuitton’s latest advertising campaign.

The two long-term rivals have become icons of the game throughout their glittering careers – and have now teamed up to help produce an image for the ages.

Both players are involved in the latest advertising campaign for fashion brand Louis Vuitton and were photographed sitting opposite each other at a chess board.

Both players shared the image on their social media accounts, along with the caption: “Victory is a State of Mind. A long tradition of crafting trunks.”

Responding to the photo on Twitter, one fan said: “Will this be the most liked tweet in history.” Others simply put “WOW” as they voiced their approval at the classy picture.

One fan wrote: “The greatest picture I’ve seen this year”, while another eagle-eyed fan even pointed out that Ronaldo was winning, having one more piece on the board than Messi.

Others were astonished the pair had united for the campaign, with one user summing it up: “Messi and Ronaldo posted this Picture! They were in the studio together! It’s Madness!!

“What ever Louis Vuitton is planning to sell. It’s the fastest and easiest sellout ever. – This is one of the greatest pictures ever. What’s better than one goat [greatest of all time]. Two .”