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Lionel Messi avoids ankle break

Barcelona said initial tests had ruled out any type of fracture or break after Tomas Ujfalusi caught Messi's ankle as he sped up the pitch at fullflight during injury time, but more would be carried out to determine the severity of the injury.

Messi held his hands over his head as he was taken off at the Vicente Calderón with his ankle swollen and Barcelona have since said the 22-year-old could be out for two weeks.

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sokrates4400d ago

Compared to what they said last night, this is good news. It means he wont loose that much of physical fitness.