Messi may miss Italy-Argentina friendly

Updated: Aug 11, 2013, 14:13 PM IST

Rome: Lionel Messi could miss Argentina`s friendly with Italy here due to a muscular problem.

The Barcelona icon was benched for Saturday`s match in Kuala Lumpur against the Malaysia XI. He has been rested because of a problem in his left thigh, reports Xinhua.

The Italy-Argentina clash takes place at the Stadio Olimpico Aug 14.