Barcelona Legend Heaps Praise on The Club's Newest Sensation

Barcelona Legend Heaps Praise on The Club's Newest Sensation

  • Ronaldinho believes Barcelona's newest sensation Pedri is made for the big stage and sees him reaching his full potential
  • The former Barcelona star showered praises on the qualities of the youngster following his outstanding display for the Catalans
  • Pedro González López, popularly known as Pedri, has been a delight to watch since making his debut for Barcelona

Barcelona legend Ronaldinho Gaucho insists teen sensation Pedri will be making history with the club after his dazzling displays for the Catalans this season.

Pedro González López, commonly known as Pedri, burst on to the scene this season and has been Barcelona's livewire in manager Xavi Hernandez's renaissance.

Ronaldinho in an interview with Radio Marca spoke highly of the youngster and believes the sky is the limit for the 19-year-old.

Ronaldinho, Pedri, Barcelona, Spain, La Liga
Ronaldinho insists Pedri will make history at Barcelona. Credit: Getty Images
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"He's very good and has a lot of quality. He's going to make history," he said as quoted by Mirror.

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Pedri has been in scintillating form for Barcelona, making 11 La Liga appearances and scoring two goals for the club, including a stunning winner against Sevilla over the weekend.

He has also been instrumental in the club's Europa League campaign, scoring a goal in four matches as Barca reach the quarter-finals of the tournament.

Ronaldinho played for Barcelona between 2003 to 2008, winning the UEFA Champions League and multiple La Liga titles before moving to AC Milan. He was two times World Footballer of the year.

Ronaldinho gets warm reception at Raptors versus Miami Heat game

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Brazil legend Ronaldinho was left in tears as he received a warm welcome by NBA fans during the game between the Raptors and Miami Heat in Toronto.

The former Barcelona star has been in Canada in the past few days and took the chance to watch a Basketball game between two former champions.

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In a video posted on Twitter, Ronaldinho was presented with a Raptors jersey as he took pictures with some of the game's best, Kyle Lowry and Jimmy Butler.

Ronaldinho receives gold-plated iPhone gift

Brazil legend and one of football's greats, Ronaldinho is living life to the fullest after receiving a new customized gold-plated iPhone and watch during his visit of the United Arab Emirates.

The 41-year-old in a video posted on Twitter is seen rocking his diamond crusted watch and showing off his new phone.

Ronaldo de Assis Moreira retired from football in 2015 after a trophy-laden career, which saw him win the World Cup in 2002, the UEFA Champions League in 2006 and many La Liga titles.

Source: Sports Brief News