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CAIRO – 2 July 2017: The American basketball legend Kobe Bryant revealed his favorite football clubs on Friday and of his friendship with Ronaldinho and Lionel Messi.
“I still love AC Milan and FC Barcelona. If you cut my arm open, man, you'd see four colors; blue and [garnet], and then you'd see red and black." Bryant told ESPNFC.COM.
Bryant, 38 years old, remembered the first time he heard about Messi. “Ronaldinho called me over and said, 'Kobe, I want you to meet the player who is going to be the greatest player who ever lived,” he said.
Bryant is an NBA legend, playing 20 years for Los Angeles Lakers where he won the NBA Championship five times.
Bryant talked about his passion for football when he was six years old living in Italy with his family. “You'd play soccer and then you'd play basketball, and then you'd play soccer again and you'd play basketball again, It went on and on for eight years," he explained.
Bryan returned to the U.S. when he was 14 and started an amazing career in basketball.