Four-time African Player of the Year Samuel Eto’o has posted an emotional birthday message to Ronaldinho on the 40th birthday of the Brazilian on Saturday, while behind bars.

According to Goal.com the African football great posted a heartfelt tribute on social media to congratulate the Brazilian his 40th birthday.

The former Barcelona and AC Milan star and 2005 Ballon d’Or winner, clocked 40 on Saturday.

While other celebrities celebrate their birthdays in a grand style, the Brazilian remains behind bars on his 40th birthday

This development occurred after he was arrested in Paraguay after allegedly producing a false passport to enter the South American nation.

The former Chelsea player while congratulating his former Barca teammate extolled Ronaldinho’s good virtues, assured him of his assistance and sent a message on Instagram video. He captioned the video: “Happy birthday my brother.”