This followed Juventus’ 3-0 thrashing of Messi-led Barcelona in the Champions League group stage on Tuesday.
The Portugal captain netted twice from the spot in the game to help the Italian side to an emphatic victory.
The win also saw the Turin-based side taking over the lead of the standings to qualify in first place.
“My king. The best ever. The pride of my life,” Elma posted, alongside a picture of Messi bowing at the feet of the former Manchester United and Real Madrid ace