The Barcelona midfielder complained of pain in his right leg after his team's 1-1 draw with Valencia on Sunday evening, and joins Xabi Alonso as a high-profile withdrawal
Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso had already pulled out of the international clash with a groin problem after the Blancos’ 1-0 defeat to Granada on Saturday night.
Alonso’s fellow Spain team-mate but Liga adversary Xavi was examined by a Roja doctor on Sunday after complaining of pain in his right leg, and has been pulled out of the friendly squad to face the Copa America champions.
It is believed that the 33-year-old Blaugrana player picked up the issue in Barca’s 1-1 draw with Valencia at the Mestalla on Sunday evening.
Vicente del Bosque still has a very strong squad to choose a starting line-up from, including the likes of Andres Iniesta, Juan Mata and Sergio Ramos.
No replacement has, as of yet, been announced to fill in for Xavi.