Messi will miss Barcelona’s US Tour

Argentinean footballer Lionel Messi came from his post-Copa America holiday, but he suffered an injury which will have him out of the field for a couple of weeks.

Lionel Messi is not having the best pre-season.

The Argentinean footballer was only able to lift the Spanish La Liga trophy last season.

He missed on the UEFA Champions League and the Copa del Rey.

Messi then went onto play the 2019 Copa America in Brazil, only to be kicked out of the Semifinal by the hosts.

And after a mini-holiday, he returned to train with Barcelona today, only to suffer a calf injury in his right leg.

“Messi, who had returned from his summer break for training on Monday, withdrew from the session due to discomfort in his right leg,” Marca quoted a Barcelona statement.

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“Tests carried out have diagnosed a Grade One calf strain for the Argentine.”

They added: “Messi will remain in Barcelona and will now not travel to the USA for the club’s tour.”

“His availability to come back to action will be dictated by his recovery from the injury.”


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