Lionel Messi Won’t Play For Barcelona For 2 Months

suffered a knee injury early in Saturday’s game at home to Las Palmas.

messiThe incident happened inside the opening stages at the , when Messi cut inside from the right wing, and his left footed shot was blocked by visiting defender Pablo Bigas.

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Messi received treatment to his left knee on the pitch, then tried to continue for a few minutes, but soon admitted he could not continue and was replaced by youngster Munir El-Haddadi with just 10 minutes played.

Messi was quickly taken to the nearby Creu Blanca hospital for tests on the injured joint.

posted a tweet confirming Messi’s injury and said that he has a tear in the internal collateral ligament of his left knee and will be out for around 7-8 weeks.

 

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The striker suffered a similar impact injury to his left knee when playing in the Champions League against in December 2012.

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