Messi does light training away from Argentina team

Messi does light training away from Argentina team

Three days before Argentina’s World Cup opener against Saudi Arabia, Lionel Messi participated in some light training away from his Argentina teammates on Saturday, leading some fans to believe he may be injured.

being separated as a “precaution” owing to muscle exhaustion.


On Friday, Messi and a few other players remained in the gym rather than attending main training at the Qatar University, where his squad is one of the favorites in Qatar to win the one big prize that has escaped him throughout his stellar career.

Due to an inflamed Achilles tendon, Messi was forced to skip a Paris St. Germain match earlier this month. However, Argentine media said that there was no genuine question he wouldn’t make the Saudi Arabia game.

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In group C, Argentina will also compete against Mexico and Poland.