Barcelona fans will be forced to hold their breath, as superstar Lionel Messi was forced to be subbed out of the Spanish Super Cup match against Atletico Madrid with a hamstring injury.
Football writer Guillem Balague provides the details:
Leo Messi has got a muscle worry in the back of his leg (hamstring). Tomorrow more tests (Barcelona have confirmed)— Guillem Balague (@GuillemBalague) August 21, 2013
Messi has since returned to training and says he is fine.