“It’s a fantastic opportunity. Together we will continue to build this beautiful project,” said Messi, who won the World Cup with Argentina last year. “The goal is to work together to achieve the goals we have set for ourselves, I am very much looking forward to starting helping out here in my new home,” he added.
After signing the contract with Florida club Inter Miami, a press conference has been called for Monday, where Lionel Messi will present himself in his new shirt. He should join his new team in training on Tuesday for the upcoming season.
The seven-time World Footballer of the Year winner could play his first game for Inter Miami as early as Friday, when the Florida club take on Mexican side Cruz Azul in the League Cup.
“Ten years ago, when I began my journey to build a new team in Miami, I said I dreamed of bringing the best players in the world to this incredible city. Players who shared the ambition that I had when I joined the LA Galaxy to help grow football in the United States and create a legacy for the next generation in the sport we love so much,” said the former Real Madrid star and Manchester United, David Beckham, in a statement. .
“Today that dream has come true. I couldn’t be prouder to have a player of Leo’s caliber join our club, but I’m also thrilled to welcome a good friend, an amazing person and his beautiful family to Joining our Inter Miami community is where the next phase of our adventure begins and I can’t wait to see Leo take to the pitch.
After the expiry of the two-year contract with Paris St. Germain, Lionel Messi decided to commit to the overseas football league MLS instead of returning to Barcelona or accepting a tempting offer from the Saudi club. of Al-Hilal. According to reports, Al-Hilal was to offer Messi a contract with an annual salary of 400 million dollars (8.5 billion crowns). However, Messi has decided not to follow in the footsteps of Cristiano Ronaldo or Karim Benzema, who accepted lucrative offers from Saudi Arabia after years of success in Europe.
According to numerous news and reports, there is an interesting clause in Lionel Messi’s contract which gives him the opportunity to become a co-owner of the club. In this way, Messi is actively involved in the functioning and development of the team. Another interesting part of the deal is a reduction in revenue for new subscribers to the Apple TV MLS Season Pass streaming service.
After Lionel Messi officially announced his transfer last month, ticket prices for his next premiership game have soared by 1,000%.
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