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Lionel Messi leaves Barcelona match with knee injury

FC Barcelona v UD Las Palmas - La Liga

BARCELONA, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 26: Javi Varas of UD Las Palmas helps Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona as he is injured during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and UD Las Palmas at Camp Nou on September 26, 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)

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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.

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