Mexican national team captain Rafael Marquez suffered a torn calf muscle and is expected to miss Mexico's World Cup qualifying showdown vs. the United States on Aug. 12.
Marquez suffered the injury while training with FC Barcelona ahead of Wednesday's exhibition vs. the Seattle Sounders. He is expected to be sidelined between 10 and 15 days, making a return for next week's qualifier highly unlikely.
Marquez had just returned from knee surgery, having seen limited action during Barcelona's pre-season.
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