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Ronaldinho Salutes 'Awesome' Messi

Brazilian legend, Ronaldinho, has congratulated his former Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi on breaking the all-time La Liga goalscoring record.

The Brazilian shared the Barcelona dressing room with Messi for three seasons, where they formed a formidable partnership, before Ronaldinho made his way to AC Milan.

Read: Gallery: Messi Breaks Zarra's All Time Scoring Record

Some say symbolically, Messi overtook Ronaldinho’s mantle as the best player in the world once the Brazilian had moved on to Serie A, but the pair remain friends and have a strong relationship.

Ronaldinho congratulated Messi on breaking the all-time goalscoring record with an Instagram post, saying how grateful he was to be part of the story.

“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!!!”

It’s fair to say that Ronaldinho played a defining part in Messi’s career, as he was the player who created Messi’s very first La Liga goal, the first step on the way to the record.

Read: Zarra Family Disputes Messi’s Record

Do you think Lionel Messi will go down as Barcelona’s best ever player? Have your say in the comment section below.

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