Former Barcelona team-mates Lionel Messi and Ronaldinho share a warm embrace before PSG’s Champions League clash against Leipzig after the Brazilian legend came to see his old side in action at Parc de Princes
- Lionel Messi and Ronaldinho were reunited at the Parc des Princes on Tuesday
- The former Barcelona team-mates shared a warm embrace before Leipzig clash
- Ronaldinho played for PSG before joining Barcelona and playing with Messi
Lionel Messi and Ronaldinho were back on the pitch together on Tuesday night as the former Barcelona stars shared a warm embrace at the Parc des Princes before PSG’s clash against Leipzig.
Messi and Ronaldinho were part of a legendary Barcelona team that conquered all before them from 2004 to 2008 – winning five trophies, including two LaLiga titles and the Champions League.
Messi – now at PSG after sealing a sensational free transfer from the Nou Camp this summer – was delighted to see the Brazilian legend again before he took to the field against Leipzig and they hugged before having a brief chat on the touchline.
Lionel Messi and Ronaldinho shared a heartfelt embrace before PSG’s clash against Leipzig
The former Barcelona team-mates shared a brief word before Messi to to the field on Tuesday
The Argentine has not enjoyed the most of prolific starts to life in the French capital, but he netted a double against the German outfit on Tuesday night after striking in the last round against Manchester City, and Ronaldinho was in the stands to watch his old team-mate in action.
Ronaldinho spent five years at Barcelona, winning the Ballon D’or in 2005 and becoming renowned for his audacious skills, tricks and flicks – forming a devastating parternship with Messi and Samuel Eto’o.
He had made his name with PSG in 2001, earning rave reviews in France and playing 77 times, scoring 25 goals before Barca came calling in 2003.
Messi and Ronaldinho played together for four years in a devastating partnership at Nou Camp
Messi and Ronaldinho formed a deadly strike force with Cameroonian striker Samuel Eto’o (R)
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