Rajasthan Royals relate Ashwin & Buttler to Ramos & Messi who once were great rivals

The IPL franchise posts a picture of Sergio Ramos with Lionel Messi who once were great rivals for 16 seasons when they played for Real Madrid and Barcelona respectively and now playing for PSG together.


When long term rivals meet as teammates! Mega Auction started today where Ravichandran Ashwin bagged a contract for INR 5 cr for the Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the IPL 2022 as the second player to be sold after Shikhar Dhawan for Punjab Kings.

Ashwin being in a new franchise with RR after Delhi Capitals backed out, will be teaming up with England’s Jos Buttler in the team who once was involved in a fiery occurrence “Mankading” following the Indian knocked the bails out at the bowling end. In the 2019 edition of IPL, the English player was run out at 69, while Ashwin, who played for Kings XI Punjab chose to step out of the crease instead of finalizing his delivery to the batsman on strike.

The incident divided the fan base defending their favourites but will now be cheering for them as they will be playing together in the same team. The happening is going viral as well as so many reactions are been shared by the fans on social media.

To describe the mood, Rajasthan Royals Twitter handle posted a picture of Lionel Messi and Sergio Ramos training together in a Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain jersey as they play for the same team together after being rivals for more than sixteen seasons. The pictures of them hugging each other and training together went viral.