With Vidal about to join Inter Milan, Messi posted on social media to bid farewell to the teammate who has been with him for two seasons.
Messi wrote on social media: "In my opinion, you have always been a phenomenal player. When I really met you, you surprised me even more. We will miss you in our locker room, and I wish You are lucky in the new club. We will definitely meet again."
After Messi’s post, Vidal also replied to the Argentine star’s remarks: "Thank you Messi, you are from an alien! I am proud to be able to fight side by side with the greatest player in history and thank you for your friendship. , I miss them. See you later."
Vidal, 33, has now flown to Milan. He is said to receive Inter Milan's medical examination on Monday, and then sign a two-year contract with the option to renew the third year with an annual salary of 6 million euros. In order to get the Chilean star, Inter Milan is believed to have paid 1 million euros to Barcelona.