Kobe Bryant is head over heels for his bestie Lionel Messi.
According to Remezcla, the basketball player, whom was introduced to Messi through a mutual friend, spoke to SportCenter's Mauricio Pedroza about the reason behind his close friendship with the Argentine soccer player.
“We’re the same, Messi and I,” Bryant said. “As people, in the way that we speak, we are different — he’s a very reserved person — but we are the same in the love that we feel for our sports.”
Bryant also revealed that he and Messi are the same "in talent as well."
Check out Bryant showing off his Spanish skills and what else he had to say about Messi in this video.