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Philip Rivers is one proud quarterback.

Congratulating his former teammate on receiving soccer’s highest honor, the longtime Chargers chief put collectively a video message for LaDainian Tomlinson forward of Saturday night time’s Professional Soccer Corridor of Fame enshrinement ceremony.

Rivers not being in attendance for the weekend festivities, a transfer that was first reported to be a results of the Chargers blocking him and tight finish Antonio Gates from making the journey, offered one thing of a controversial storyline over the previous few days.

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He was nonetheless in a position so as to add a particular contact to his message, although, heading again to the membership’s now-former San Diego stadium and recording from the endzone the place Tomlinson set the all-time single season landing report again in 2006.