Fury over Lionel Messi no-show spreads to China after Inter Miami player takes part in Japan match

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Open this photo in gallery: Lionel Messi of Inter Miami in action during the preseason friendly match between Vissel Kobe and Inter Miami at National Stadium on February 07, 2024 in Tokyo, Japan.Kenta Harada/Getty Images Argentinian soccer player Lionel Messi appears to have recuperated from a groin injury that kept him from playing in a Hong Kong exhibition match Sunday, but the damage to his reputation in China could be harder to fix. After Mr. Messi was a no-show in Hong Kong, fans booed and demanded refunds, and this anger has only increased after the Inter Miami star took part...