Posted November 18, 2013 on AP on Fox
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Lionel Messi seems to keep getting injured these days, and he could be the one to blame for his troubles. The four-time world player of the year hurt his left hamstring while playing for Barcelona on Nov. 10 and will be sidelined for six to eight weeks, keeping him off the field until after Christmas. ''He's a kid who doesn't know how to manage himself because he is so passionate for the sport. Someone has to set limits for him,'' trainer Fernando Signorini, who has worked closely with Messi, told The Associated Press by phone. ''He's certain to have problems because of how he is. It's fine that you have a contract to play but the player also needs to know when to stop,'' Signorini added. ''And since he cannot manage it, someone behind the scenes needs to understand that he needs to be managed.'' Before his most recent injury, Messi said he was not yet 100 percent recovered from the last one. But last week was the f...
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