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Lionel Messi Injury: Update on Barcelona Star's Thigh, Potential Return Date

Tim KeeneyContributor IAugust 21, 2013

Barcelona fans will be forced to hold their breath, as superstar Lionel Messi was forced to be subbed out of the Spanish Super Cup match against Atletico Madrid with a hamstring injury. 

Football writer Guillem Balague provides the details:

Leo Messi has got a muscle worry in the back of his leg (hamstring). Tomorrow more tests (Barcelona have confirmed)

— Guillem Balague (@GuillemBalague) August 21, 2013

Messi has since returned to training and says he is fine.

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