Those soccer fans that had next Sunday's El Clasico match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid circled on their Lionel Messi, one of the game's main attractions, broke his arm in Barcelona's Saturday match against Seville.
Messi wants to get away from it in the radial bone of his right arm, according to to the team.
The three-week timeline for a return
The injury occurred when Messi went to the ground on a challenge by Sevilla midfielder Franco Vasquez and his arm got caught underneath him at an awkward angle. Ousmane Dembele came to replace the 31-year-old.
The win over Sevilla held on La Liga with 18 points, but other Spanish teams jockeying for position wants to seize their opportunity with one of the world's best players sidelined.
Barcelona, Messi is no stranger to injuries.
Messi has played in 38 Clasico s but want to wait a bit longer for no. 39. Barcelona faces Real Madrid for a second time on March 3.
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