Barcelona star Lionel Messi continues to be unlucky with lower-body injuries. Lionel Messi just can't seem to shake his fitness issues. The Barcelona forward came off injured agaisnt Real Betis on Sunday after appearing to pick up some sort of lower body injury. He stood still on the pitch for around five minutes as Barcelona readied a substitute and he attempted to shake off his injury, but he was replaced by Andres Iniesta in the 21st minute.