Messi injury put Barca fans in suspense ahead of El-Clasico

La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 03/02/2019

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi sustained a thigh injury during the 2-2 draw with Valencia in the La Liga at the Camp Nou on Saturday evening.

Messi scored Barcelona two goals after his team was trailed by two goals at Camp Nou, Kevin Gameiro and Dani Parejo scored both goals for Valencia while the Argentine forward scored a penalty before the end of the opening 45 minutes.

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The Argentine forward scored the equalising goal in the second half before he collided with a Valencia player that led to the injury.

Barcelona fans were stunned with the sight of the maestro on the sidelined when his right thigh was massaged, though he completed the game he was unable to participate fully as he did before he sustained the injury, though he completed the match.

The injury has sent a shock wave to the Camp Nou fans with a clash against Real Madrid coming up in the Copa del Rey semi-final coming up this week.

The extent of the injury is yet to be discovered.