The incident that ended with the attacker “Barcelona” COLLES fracture of the right hand occurred in the match with Sevilla in the framework of the ninth round of La Liga.
On 26 minutes, the Argentine faced in the game with the opponent player Franco vázquez, after which very landed badly on his arm, causing Leo had to be replaced. Before this episode Messi scored goals and gave an assist. Barcelona, incidentally, won this match with the score 4:2.
As reported by the official Twitter of the Catalan club, Messi will miss about three weeks. Accordingly, he will not play in two home games: Milan inter in the Champions League and El Clasico against real Madrid.
Interestingly, this will be the first in 11 years meeting with sworn enemies of the “real”, which will not play Messi and Ronaldo. The last time the two great players were not in the lineup on 23 December 2007 in Barcelona. Then the guests from the capital of Spain won with the score 1:0. Cristiano Ronaldo, recall, this summer moved from “real” Italian “Juventus” for 112 million euros.