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Watch #Messi500: Ronaldinho, Carles Puyol & Others Congratulate Lionel Messi

Pretty awesome!

After scoring his 500th goal for FC Barcelona - a 92nd-minute winner in El Clasico no less - Lionel Messi received congratulations from all across the world.

And none perhaps as emotional as those compiled in a video by the club to celebrate not just the 500th goal, but the win against Real Madrid.

Here it is:

The players featured are mainly ex teammates. In order they are: Ronaldinho, Jose Manuel Pinto, Sergio Aguero of Manchester City - his mate in the Argentine national team, Eric Abidal, Sylvinho, Gabriel Milito, Carles Puyol, and current Barça captain Andres Iniesta.

What’s particularly interesting is that many of the players were probably selected for being good friends with Messi, not necessarily because they are legends per se. Gabi Milito is a good example of this.

I hope Messi watched it!

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