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Lionel Messi has torn hamstring; out 8 weeks

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08:26 PM ET 11.11 | On Sunday, Barcelona and Lionel Messi took on Real Betis. At the 21 minute mark, Messi told the dugout he needed to be subbed out. Messi had hurt his hamstring hamstring, though tests on Monday revealed it was a torn hamstring. Lionel Messi has been fighting through injuries all season long, and his teammate Cesc Fabregas wants him to rest and heal fully. Barcelona sits atop the table in La Liga at the moment and they also atop their group in UEFA Champions League tournament with a five-point lead with two games left.

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November 26, 2013  07:40 PM ET

"Messi had hurt his hamstring hamstring, though tests on Monday revealed it was a torn hamstring."

If they don't win a Pulitzer for this quality of journalism....

November 26, 2013  07:40 PM ET

"Messi had hurt his hamstring hamstring, though tests on Monday revealed it was a torn hamstring."

If they don't win a Pulitzer for this quality of journalism....

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