He’s baaaaack! After spending time on the shelf with an injury, Lionel Messi will rejoin Barcelona for their La Liga game against Deportivo La Coruna on Oct. 15. Don’t miss Messi’s return – click to watch!
The noise coming out of Camp Nou for this game might be off the charts, but this warm welcome won’t be for the gentlemen from Deportivo La Coruna. Instead, it’ll be a hero’s welcome for Lionel, 29, who will take the field with Barcelona for the first time in weeks. It should be incredible. The game is set for 10:15 AM ET so be ready to watch every second.
La Liga fanatics and soccer fans wanting to see what this Messi guy is about can watch the official live stream courtesy of beIN Sports (after entering their info) CLICK HERE TO WATCH BARCELONA VS DEPORTIVO LA CORUNA LIVE STREAM
Lionel suffered his second groin injury this season during the Sept. 21 match with Atletico Madrid, per ESPN. He was expected to sit out for three weeks, and doing so, he missed victories over Sporting Gijon in La Liga and Monchengladbach in the Champions league. He also missed out on helping his team against Celta Vigo, as the La Liga underdogs pulled off an unexpected 4-3 upset.
With Barcelona struggling to take ahold of first place in La Liga, the team is ready to have Messi join Neymar, 24, (last seen getting a bloody headache in Brazil) and Luis Suarez, 29, in forming the deadly offensive trident. Even Messi’s opponents want him back.
“From a personal standpoint, I prefer to play against the best,” German Lux, 34, of Depor said ahead of the match, according to ESPN. The goaltender wants to put his skills against arguably the best player in the world. “You have to enjoy the gifts that football offers which are marvelous: to play a game at Barcelona’s ground, against the best players in the world. I would like for Messi to play if he has recovered.”
Lux better watch out because he might just get his wish. With Depor stuck in 13th place, they can’t afford to lose this match. German better hope he’s ready to keep Lionel from nailing the ball deep into the net.
Who do you think will win, HollywoodLifers? Are you backing Barca or do you think Depor will defeat Blaugrana?