Messi will be sidelined for eight weeks

The player will miss the start of the qualifiers for the World Cup 2018 | Photo: Reuters

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi will be sidelined for about eight weeks, on Saturday after suffering a knee injury during the match of his team against Las Palmas, in the Spanish league.

During the third minute of the match, Messi hit the leg of an opponent, and although he tried to continue, had to be replaced in the ninth minute.

THE FACT: During the standing time, the Argentine will miss the start of the qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup, where Argentina will host Ecuador on 8 October and five days visit to Paraguay.

After the incident, the news went viral and thousands of users have revolutionized social networks with messages about it.Then we let some of them:

[SELECTED]neymarjr sent a message of encouragement to #Messi after confirming his injury:

– Argentina Selection (Argentina) September 26, 2015

Ruled against Ecuador, Messi will be sidelined for eight weeks pic.twitter / nsuyAyedOA

– Football 17 ⚽ (@ Futbol17_ec) September 26, 2015

L_MejoresTweets The exact moment that the world stops spinning

– Jose hernandez (jhernandezlopez) September 26, 2015

Messi is injured scarier than a “need to talk” about your girlfriend.

– Cristian Tello (forrest_tello) September 26, 2015

It does not affect you that Messi is injured? No https: // / a3C2ePa7dv

– Puyol Legend # 5 (geraldinoop) September 26, 2015

A pity about messi, become stronger genius

– Enzo Genovese (EnzooGenovese) September 26, 2015

I can come out well in these next two months of my life if Messi is injured

– You take? (TomiQuintano) September 26, 2015