Neymar sends word of encouragement to Messi

Lionel Messi suffered a knee injury during a game on Saturday. | Photo: EFE

The Brazilian player Neymar sent a message of encouragement to Argentine star Lionel Messi, who on Saturday suffered a knee injury during a game and leave it sidelined eight weeks.

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– Neymar Jr (neymarjr) September 26, 2015

Third minute of the game between Barcelona and Las Palmas played, Messi hit the leg of an opponent, and although he tried to continue, had to be replaced in the ninth minute.

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