Reuters- The tackle by Tomas Ujfalusi that damaged Lionel Messi’s ankle on Sunday was “brutal” but it was probably not the Atletico Madrid defender’s intention to cause injury, according to Barcelona striker David Villa.
AP — Lionel Messi will miss at least two games after damaging ligaments in his right ankle during Barcelona’s 2-1 win at Atletico Madrid. Barcelona said medical exams performed Monday on the Argentina international’s ankle ruled out any fracture, as expected.
Argentina and Barcelona star Lionel Messi has declared himself happy after his side beat world champions Spain (4-1) at El Monumental in Buenos Aires.
Diego Maradona has removed his career as Argentina’s soccer coach on Tuesday, when the Argentine country’s soccer or football association decided against renewing his contract because he was not prepared to accept changes to his staff.
Lionel Messi enjoyed a night out to dinner with girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo in Brazil.