“Messi is ruled out”: when is Messi’s return to the playing field after injury estimated – La Opinion

“Messi is ruled out”: when is Messi’s return to the playing field after injury estimated – La Opinion

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Lionel Messi was not in the game of the confrontation between the pink team of ‘Las Garzas’, Inter Miami against New York FC in what was the sixth day of the 2024 Major League Soccer season and this was due to physical issues, injuries that the Argentine striker continues to work hard to overcome once and for all and continue helping his club seek the league championship. current season.

Messi entered the final phase of recovery

“He is working with the physios, he is ruled out for tomorrow. He will not be available because we will try our best to make him available next Wednesday with Monterrey, here at home. Yes, it is a possibility that he plays there, we are working for that, he is working for that with the medical staff,” were the statements by Javier Morales, Gerardo Martino’s assistant in Las Garzas.

When was La Pulga’s injury?

On March 14, Messi had to be substituted in the second leg of the Concachampions against Nashville due to discomfort in his right hamstring. The distension was confirmed, this was the reason why the former FC Barcelona player found it necessary to be absent in the following two matches against DC United (3-1 victory as a visitor) and New York Red Bulls (4-4 loss). 0 also away from home). The match against New York FC was the third match that the Argentine missed, although everything indicates that his return will be for the continental competition where Inter Miami’s aspirations are quite big and ambitious.

“He is ruled out for tomorrow and we will try to make him available for the next game with Monterrey,” Morales declared. The plan is for Messi to recover 100% from his discomfort and wear number 10 next Wednesday, when Inter Miami begins the Concachampions quarterfinal series against the Aztec team.

Messi also missed the recent FIFA date

Messi could not be part of the game of the most recent FIFA double date when the Argentina national team had friendly matches in the United States against El Salvador in Philadelphia and Costa Rica in Los Angeles.

Copa América 2024 the main objective

Everything indicates that Messi, although he wants to be healthy as soon as possible to return to play at his best level in the 2024 Major League Soccer season, he also has between his eyebrows being able to be part of the Albiceleste team and face the Copa América. Coach Lionel Scaloni said the following about the players called up for said tournament: “Guarantee none, only those who did not come (by Lionel). The rest pick and shovel. Well, we are also going to include Fide (Di María). He has it guaranteed.”

Messi has always taken care of himself and that is why his level and extensive career

“I always ate well and trained, but as I grew older I realized that physical effort becomes increasingly difficult. As you get older, things get more difficult. I’m not thinking about it (retirement) yet. The moment I feel that I am not going to benefit my team, I will leave. When the time comes, I will find my way to what fulfills me.”

His life in Miami off the court

“I try to enjoy my family a lot. Nothing specific, I play with my children. To the ball or to video games, what any parent can do. The truth is that the three of them (Thiago, Mateo and Ciro) at this moment love playing ball. When they are not at school, it is playing games.”

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