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The Weekend In Football: Hair Today…

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City vs. Arsenal. Upsetting scenes. Image: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images.

This isn’t the first time we’ve been left tramatised and jonesing for cheese by events on Super Sunday.

But it’s without doubt the most visually arresting.

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Lionel Messi: Chew On That

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Image: David Ramos/Getty Images Europe.

Lionel Messi will sit out Barcelona’s next two training sessions after leaving the Nou Camp with his heart in its mouth on Wednesday night against Benfica.

Daily Mail report on Messi’s injury, sustained vs. Benfica. 6/12/12

Bloody hell, that sounds unpleasant. We thought he just hurt his knee.

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The Weekend In Football: The False False Number Nine & Other Stories

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Even neutrals are embarassed by how much United need this man… and how much his former club miss him. Image: GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images.

Robin van Persie is a striker. So is Carlton Cole, on occasion. Fernando Torres used to be one, while Luis Suarez is a really good one when he’s not banned/rolling about on his back with his legs in the air.

Del Bosque has a hell of a lot to answer for, y’know.

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