The ban could be extended to 12 matches.
Leo Messi picked up his first-ever red card with Barcelona after hitting Athletic Bilbao’s Asier Villalibre in the Supercup loss.
Messi sees red for an off-the-ball swing. pic.twitter.com/PAW8cm95OR
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Diario AS claim that the Argentine could miss at least four games, while Diario Sport add that the ban could be extended up to 12 matches.This is Messi’s third red card, as he earlier picked up two for the national team.