Lionel Messi Leaves Match Early With an Apparent Knee Injury (UPDATE)

Messi tried to walk it off at first, but simply couldn't.

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UPDATE (9/26/15): Messi will miss seven to eight weeks with a torn ligament in his left knee. 

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During Saturday's match against Las Palmas at Camp Nou, Lionel Messi went down with an apparent knee injury after what appeared to be a collision inside the box in the third minute.

At first, Messi tried to walk off the knock, but seven minutes later, he was taken out of the match for Munir El-Haddadi.

Messi was taken to the hospital where he will undergo further tests. We will keep you updated when more information becomes available. 

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[via ESPN FC]

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