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Messi out for 6-8 weeks due to torn hamstring

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Barcelona star Lionel Messi will be sidelined for 6-8 weeks due to a muscle tear in his left hamstring muscle, the Spanish giants said on Monday, his third leg injury this season.

The 26-year-old Argentina international limped off after just 20 minutes of Barcelona’s 4-1 win over Real Betis on Sunday and was replaced by Andres Iniesta.

It was the third time this season that he has been forced off with a muscular problem following hamstring and thigh injuries in his right leg.AFP


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