Lionel Messi officially ruled out for Wednesday’s match in Orlando with knee injury


ORLANDO, Fla. — Inter Miami CF midfielder Lionel Messi has been officially ruled out of the Florida Derby matchup between Orlando City SC.

The MLS Star suffered an injury Saturday to his knee and did not travel with the team to Orlando.

Kick-off between the Orlando City Lions and Inter Miami CF is set for 7:30 p.m.

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Major League Soccer fans in Orlando hope a superstar will be healthy enough to play Wednesday night.


The big game is set for 7:30 p.m. between Inter Miami CF and Orlando City SC.

But the big question mark is whether soccer superstar Lionel Messi will play.

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He suffered a minor knee injury on Saturday.

Messi went through training on Tuesday, but coaches have not made a decision on whether he will play against Orlando.

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