In Barcelona's match against Atletico Madrid on September 19, the World Player of the Year, Lionel Messi got struck with painful ankle injury.
It has been reported that Lionel Messi sustained ligament damage to his right ankle, when he clashed with Atletico defender Tomas Ujfalusi in stoppage time at the Calderon.
The injured Lionel Messi was taken away on stretcher, while Ujfalusi, who already obtained a yellow card, was immediately shown a straight red card and sent off the match.
The initial test results of Lionel Messi revealed that there was no bone damage and fracture. However, more detailed results will be attained when further tests would be conducted on Monday.
In spite of the fact that Barcelona won the match, 2-1, with goals by Lionel Messi and defender Gerard Pique, coach Guardiola is sad about the injury of Lionel Messi.
The only goal from Atletico Madrid was scored by Raul Garcia.