Alexis Mac Allister, a standout for Argentina and Brighton, has talked openly about his relationship with Lionel Messi.

The Argentine team that won the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar featured Mac Allister as a crucial player.

Over the course of the World Cup, the 24-year-old midfielder and his 35-year-old teammate had great chemistry.

The Paris Saint-Germain superstar, who the Brighton midfielder described as being an introvert, and he have an off-field friendship.

I have a typical relationship with him [Messi], Mac Allister said to talkSPORT.

He is like me in that he tries not to speak much. Despite the fact that we don’t talk much off the field, we get along well.