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Lionel Messi part of anti-doping test

Updated: November 17, 2011, 4:09 PM ET
Associated Press

ZURICH -- Lionel Messi and Neymar will take part in a new anti-doping program to try a biological passport in soccer.

All players set to be involved in the seven-team Club World Cup next month will give samples beforehand to help laboratories prepare their individual steroid profiles, FIFA said Thursday.

Players then selected for anti-doping controls in the Dec. 8-18 tournament in Japan will have their results measured against out-of-competition tests taken up to one month earlier.

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