5. Lionel Messi and Jose Manuel Pinto
Closing down on the Top 10 Best Friends in Football is Lionel Messi and team mate Pinto. The goalkeeper is almost 9 years older than Lionel Messi but the two have a special bond of playing together since 2008 when Pinto joined Barcelona from Celta. Report’s say that Lionel Messi wanted Barcelona to offer Pinto a new deal to keep him at the club for another year.