Lionel Messi will miss the national team's tour of the United States

health Lionel Messi It is always a matter of state. For lovers intermiami, But especially for fans Argentine national teamWho is preparing to tour the United States, where he will play on Friday the 22nd and Tuesday the 26th against Savior And Costa Ricarespectively, as part of the preparation for this year's big goal, which is the Copa America. This will await official confirmation from the Asian Football Confederation. Double date with the blue and white date that Flea will miss.

Alarms in the technical team led Lionel Scaloni It lit up in the final hours when it was confirmed that the Qatar 2022 world champion captain had died “Slight injury to the right hamstring” Which he suffered in the rematch in the round of 16 CONCACAF Champions Cup in view of Nashville SC – Scored a goal and was substituted 5 minutes into the second half – ruling him out of a stunning win over DC United, in Washington, for the MLS.

How is Messi doing a little more than 24 hours after this diagnosis? This was not only the million dollar question, but it was one of the obligatory topics that the Inter Miami coach had to address. Gerardo MartinoAt the press conference after Las Garzas' victory in the United States capital. The alarms started getting louder.

The specific thing is that Messi was scheduled to join the focus of the Argentine national team in the next few hours, which on Saturday also suffered the loss of Paulo Dybala, who suffered his fifth muscle injury of the season and will remain to recover in Rome. This situation raises a question in the case of No. 10. Will the flea also travel to Philadelphia?

It seems difficult to do this. The most convenient thing is to avoid transfers -Aside from the fact that it's only a three-hour flight- to focus on healing the injury at the state-of-the-art training center located just yards from Chase Stadium in Fort Lauderdale. However, we will have to see how he feels and also wait if he decides to be examined by the national team's medical staff or simply accompany his teammates.

Waiting for the AFC's decision on the situation. A negative signal appeared: The American League did not include him this Saturday among the players who will leave their teams to fulfill their national team obligations until the FIFA deadline.

List of Inter Miami players who will go to their teams on FIFA date: Messi is not there. Photo: MLS

So far in 2024, Messi has played five of Inter Miami's seven official matches. Not against the Montreal Impact – when they went undefeated – and this Saturday against D.C. United. He had to rest, of course, during the grueling Asian tour, which left him with a headache as he did not take the field in the Hong Kong friendly.

The agenda is still loaded for the tenth day. The thing is, MLS doesn't stop until FIFA and From here to Copa America -Starts June 20th- He has at least 14 games remaining Between domestic tournament commitments and those confirmed by continental competition – three more could be added if they qualify for the final.

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