Football News: The Argentine star passed the fitness test by the Argentine coach Jorge Sampaoli to play against Spain, but Messi is still felling some fort of discomfort after missing the game against Italy.
Lionel Messi News: Messi will miss the friendly match against Spain.
The Argentine camp has confirmed that their star man Lionel Messi would miss the friendly match against Spain after he failed to recover from his injury,
Messi also missed Argentina’s previous friendly match against Italy because of his hamstring injury, but many thoughts he would appear against the La Roja on this Tuesday but in today morning he felt some discomfort in his injury and the Argentine coaching staff decide to it will be best if he sits out for the Spain match.
in Monday’s press conference the Argentine coach said that his captain is fit and would feature in the team against Spain and also told the player would tell him if any kind of problem he faces.
Sampaoli said: "There is no risk,"
"If there was any risk [of injury or aggravating the problem by playing], Leo would have said. He told us before the last friendly. He was tested yesterday and tried again today. If he continues like this, he will have no problems playing."
This news is a setback for Argentine fans and for Sampaoli as well, as Argentina has only one friendly left before the world cup and that against Israel, and he thought to try out the combination of his team with Messi in Italy and Spain match.
Argentina will take on Spain at Wanda Metropolitano stadium on Tuesday.