Lionel Messi leaves Barcelona match with knee injury

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Barcelona won the game, but surely that’s not top of mind for fans of the Blaugranas… and the beautiful game.

The world’s best player has injured his knee, as Lionel Messi left the match against Las Palmas on Saturday after just 10 minutes of play.

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After tests at the hospital, Messi will now miss 7-8 weeks with the injury which will be a big blow for Barca.

Luis Suarez scored twice as Barcelona beat Las Palmas 2-1 despite Messi’s absence.