- Messi left Paris St-Germain and expresses excitement about joining Inter Miami.
- Inter Miami co-owner David Beckham calls Messi’s signing a dream come true.
- The move is seen as a significant moment for MLS.
Lionel Messi, the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner, has joined American side Inter Miami on a contract that extends until the end of 2025, after departing Paris St-Germain.
Messi, who recently led Argentina to victory in the World Cup, expressed his excitement about this new chapter in his career and the opportunity to contribute to Inter Miami’s growth.
Inter Miami co-owner David Beckham described the signing as a dream come true and highlighted Messi’s role in building a legacy for the sport in the United States.
Messi’s debut for Inter Miami is set for their opening Leagues Cup match against Cruz Azul on 21 July, and the move is seen as a testament to the growing momentum of Major League Soccer (MLS) and football in North America.
Messi, the record goal scorer for Barcelona, spent 21 years at the club and achieved numerous accolades. His decision to join Inter Miami showcases the ambition of MLS to attract top-tier talent and elevate the league’s profile globally.