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Lionel Messi back in gym after injury

December 6, 2012
By ESPN.com news services
Lionel Messi worked out in the gym Thursday as his Barcelona teammates trained, and the Argentinian could yet be fit for Sunday's match against Real Betis despite being carried off in last night's Champions League scoreless draw vs. Benfica.

The Barcelona forward said that his injured knee feels much better despite fearing the worst when he collided with Benfica goalkeeper Artur Moraes and then fell awkwardly in the 84th minute.

"I sincerely thought it was the last ball I ...

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