After all, the pair both came through the famed Barcelona youth academy together and played for the first team during Fabregas’ second spell with the Spanish giants.
However, what may not be as well known is that Fabregas’ current partner Daniella Semaan is very close friends with Messi’s girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo.
Here, we take a look through some of the various photos of Semaan and Roccuzzo together, detailing just how good friends they are.
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Cesc Fabregas is reported to have started dating Daniella Semaan in 2011.
Lionel Messi, meanwhile, is thought to have started his relationship with Antonella Roccuzzo back in 2008, when he was 20 years old.
Messi has known Roccuzzo since he was five years old.