Lionel Messi Stretchered Off The Field With A Knee Injury One Goal Shy Of The All-Time Record For Goals In A Season

Sad stuff from the Champions League match between Barcelona and Benfica today.

Barca had already clinched a spot in the knockout stages, so Lionel Messi started the game on the bench. He came in late, twisted his knee awkwardly on a shot, and was stretchered off.

Messi is one goal away from tying Gerd Muller’s 40-year-old, all-time record for goals in a season (85).

Let’s hope he’s OK:

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