via FC Barcelona
Leo Messi needed to be carted off the Camp Nou’s pitch against Benfica this evening. The Argentine forward left the pitch on 84 minutes with a contusion on the outside of his left knee after colliding with Benfica’s keeper, Artur.
The player will undergo further tests to determine the extent of the injury.
* How many prayers are being said right now???
After the jump, video of the injury and ESPN Deportes’ Fernando Palomo talking about why the eff he was playing against Benfica in the first place after sitting out the first hour of the match….
More video with more angles