Lionel Messi — Lionel Messi, like other sportsmen who switch teams, is excited for a new challenge with Inter Miami. Many expected him to return to FC Barcelona in Spain, but the Argentine ultimately opted not to. Lionel Messi, on the other side, has relocated to Miami, where he intends to enhance the team.
His transfer to Inter Miami, which was revealed more than a month ago, dashed his Catalan supporters’ dreams. Messi’s contract with PSG was short-term, allowing him time to examine his choices. Many people were surprised by the choice to play in the MLS, but it might be a terrific opportunity for the US to gain more exposure for ‘the beautiful sport.’
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Messi in Miami
Lionel Messi has been ecstatic about the prospect of joining the MLS ever since proclaiming his desire to do so. So far, the World Cup champion has shown no regrets about his decision to join Inter Miami. Messi landed in America on Tuesday, only a few days before his official debut on Sunday, which is already shaping up to be a huge event.
In a recent interview, the 36-year-old expressed his desire to begin a new chapter.
“I’m happy with the decision we made,” said Messi. “I’m ready and eager to face the new challenge.”
Lionel Messi also stated that his views and attitude had not altered. Fans will be hoping to see the Argentine reach his greatest potential.
Meanwhile, Inter Miami has planned a special reception for the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner and World Cup victor. According to insiders, the Miami soccer team has planned a one-of-a-kind celebration at Fort Lauderdale’s DRV PNK Stadium.
Speeches, amusement, and maybe special performances are scheduled for Messi’s arrival on Sunday evening. According to Inter Miami, season ticket holders will also be admitted free of charge to the event.
Other transfer news and speculations
Lionel Messi will not miss Barcelona or Paris despite the fact that he is in a different nation with a new team. Sergio Busquets, another La Masia graduate and former Barcelona teammate, has also indicated interest in joining the Miami club. They had conquered Spain under a number of different commanders.
In terms of coaching, Lionel Messi’s old Argentina coach Gerardo Martino will take over at Inter Miami, providing some confidence to the player. Martino has already worked with Messi and Busquets before becoming Argentina’s coach in 2013-2014.
Debut and excitement
Lionel Messi will make his Inter Miami debut on July 21. In a Leagues Cup match, he and the club will face Mexican side Cruz Azul.
Fans in the United States and across the world will be eager to witness Messi continue his career in a new setting as he strives to showcase his tremendous skill and contribute to the success of the Miami club. Many people feel that Lionel Messi’s presence will help propel Major League Soccer to new heights, attracting new followers and casting a spotlight on what may be the world’s largest sport.
Finding joy again
Millions of supporters were taken aback by his choice to join Inter Miami, with many anticipating a historic return to his hometown club, FC Barcelona. Messi, on the other hand, responded exceptionally well.
“I want to get back to enjoy myself, to enjoy my family, my children, the day-to-day,” he said.
While he achieved domestic success at PSG, it was evident that the Argentine was not as pleased as he had been at Barcelona, where he had won a number of important trophies, including:
- La Liga (10)
- UEFA Champions League (4)
- Copa del Rey (7)
- Club World Cup (3)
Barcelona expressed their desire to see their prodigy back, but Lionel Messi claimed that he did not want to cope with the same issues that had previously kept him out. Messi sought to return at first, but the offer was uninteresting to him.
“If the Barcelona thing didn’t work out, I wanted to leave Europe, leave the spotlight, and focus more on my family,” he said.
Messi prefers the move to Inter Miami because it enables him to perform at his best without being overly competitive. He might possibly relocate to Saudi Arabia and play in a developing league. Lionel Messi, on the other hand, places his family’s happiness ahead of financial gain. Miami made the most sense because he already owned luxury real estate in the area.