The player has gone down with renal colic and his future availability will depend on how the situation develops
11:00PM Wednesday 16 Dec
Leo Messi has missed the Club World Cup semi-final against Guangzhou Evergrande. The Argentinian striker is suffering from renal colic, a type of abdominal pain commonly caused by kidney stones missed the 3-0 victory over the Asian champions. His future availability will depend on the outcome of further medical tests.