Copa America 2016: No decision yet on Lionel Messi for Chile clash, says Gerardo Martino

Santa Clara (US): Argentina coach Gerardo Martino said no decision has been taken on Lionel Messi's fitness for his team's Copa America Centenario opener against Chile. Although regarded as doubtful for Group D against Chile at Santa Clara's Levi's Stadium, Martino said Messi would be given every opportunity to prove his fitness.

Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi

"We're going to wait for the training in the afternoon, only then will we determine his situation," Martino said.

"The first thing that we do is listen to the doctor, who is the most important voice in this matter," Martino said.

"After that we need to hear Leo, he's the second most important voice. I will give him my point of view when it comes to it. "But the most important question is to do with pain and discomfort, and only the soccer player knows in that regard."



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