Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 5/14/13
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is set to miss the rest of the season after tests revealed the extent of the damage to his right hamstring. Messi suffered the injury in the first leg of a Champions League quarter-final against Paris Saint-Germain and he has been in and out of the team ever since. He came off the bench to inspire a Barca win against PSG in the Nou Camp return but looked a shadow of his brilliant best as the Spanish champions were hammered 4-0 in the first leg of their semi-final meeting with Bayern Munich. He failed to make an appearance as Bayern duly completed a 7-0 aggregate win in Catalonia. Messi underwent a scan on Tuesday morning with a Barca statement revealing the results. It read: "Tests showed that Leo Messi has an elongation in the femoral biceps in his right leg. The expected absence is two to three weeks. "How the injury evolves will determine the player's availability for future games." Messi started Sunday's win at Atletico Madrid but limped off...
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