Barcelona star Lionel Messi insists his thigh injury wasn't serious.

Messi admits he had concerns when first breaking down.

"It was nothing more than a knock," he told Marca.

"I couldn't see what it was properly in the picture, whether it was broken or not. Luckily it was just a knock. Many things have been said.

"I've heard that the club and I were hiding things. I did not hide anything. I'm coming back from an injury, it was tough because I relapsed and that made me more careful and recover better."

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