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Messi set for World Cup qualifiers

May 31, 2013
By Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent
Lionel Messi will be fit to play in Argentina's upcoming World Cup qualifiers, according to Barcelona physio Juan Jose Brau.

Messi has not played since walking off the pitch at Atletico Madrid's Estadio Vicente Calderon on May 12, when he suffered a recurrence of the thigh problem picked up at Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League on April 2.

The injury made him a serious doubt for Argentina's games against Colombia at home in Buenos Aires on June 7 and away in Ecuador ...

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