(Image) Former Barcelona Legend Ronaldinho Congratulates Lionel Messi On Breaking La Liga Goals Record With Sweet Instagram Post

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Ex-Nou Camp superstar pays tribute to his old protege with heartfelt message.

Former Barcelona ace Ronaldinho took to Instagram to congratulate his old strike partner Lionel Messi for breaking the La Liga goalscoring record this weekend.

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The Brazilian lined up alongside the emerging star for three seasons during their time together in Catalonia before he parted ways to head for Milan.

Perhaps symbolically, Messi overtook Ronaldinho’s mantle as the best player in the world once the Brazilian had moved on, but the pair maintain a strong relationship.

And Ronny congratulated his old friend with a heartwarming Instagram post which read: “Congratulations my friend, you deserve … Being part of this story is very rewarding and you see today is a source of great pride, you won us all with his humility and talent !!! Congratulations Leo, congratulations family and barça congratulations, you are genius!!!”

Parabéns meu amigo , você merece… Fazer parte desta história é muito gratificante e te ver hoje é motivo de muito orgulho, você conquistou a todos nós com sua humildade e talento!!! Parabéns Leo, parabéns família e parabéns barça, vocês são geniais!!! .. Congratulations my friend, you deserve it… Being part of this story is very rewarding and seeing you today is a great pride, you conquered us all with your humility and talent!!! Congratulations Leo, family and Barcelona, you're awesome!!! .. Felicitaciones mi amigo, te lo mereces … Ser parte de esta historia es muy gratificante y verte hoy es una fuente de gran orgullo, que nos ganó con su humildad y talento !!! Felicidades Leo, familia, barça, ustedes son geniales!!

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