Copa America: Messi Played Against Colombia, Brazil With Hamstring Injury – Argentina Coach, Scaloni Reveals

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Lionel Scaloni, the Argentina coach, has revealed that captain Lionel Messi played against Colombia and Brazil in Copa America with a hamstring injury.

According to Scaloni, Messi sustained the injur

y during Argentina’s Copa America 3-0 against Ecuador in the quarter- last week.

Recall that Argentina defeated Colombia on penalties in the Copa America semi- last Wednesday.

Argentina also defeated Brazil 1-0 in the Copa America on Saturday, thanks to Angel Di Maria’s first-half goal.

“Messi has been playing with a hamstring injury against Colombia and Brazil, after getting a knock against Ecuador,” Scaloni said at his post- press conference.

He added, “It’s a great title, especially for people. The fans support the team unconditionally. think they can identify with this team that never gives in.”