Ronaldinho: I must teach Messi a bit more

Ronaldinho has joked he wants to make good use of his ambassadorial role at Barcelona by teaching Lionel Messi a few things.

The Brazilian icon was one of the best players in the world during his time at Barca when Messi burst into the first-team, striking up a close relationship with him before leaving for AC Milan in 2008.

Despite Messi reaching the top of the game, Ronaldinho still feels he can help him improve, having been recently been given a role at the club.

“I have to teach him a little bit more,” he told UOL, before insisting that he is not ready to start focusing on such coaching responsibilities. “No, calm down, I’m alright. Thank God I’m blessed for everything he gave me and the clubs I played for, but I have to go step by step.”

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