Home Sports “Inter Miami Secures Victory in Lionel Messi’s MLS Debut with a Stunning Free Kick”

“Inter Miami Secures Victory in Lionel Messi’s MLS Debut with a Stunning Free Kick”

by primenewsglobal.com

Lionel Messi, the renowned football legend, finally marked his highly anticipated debut for Major League Soccer’s Inter Miami, leaving spectators in awe with his extraordinary skills.

During an intense Leagues Cup encounter against Cruz Azul, the Argentine maestro delivered a remarkable performance, culminating in a breathtaking game-winning goal in the dying moments of the second half. With an impeccable free-kick from beyond the box, he sealed Inter Miami’s 2-1 triumph at the electrifying DRV PNK Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, which was brimming with fans.

In an exclusive interview with Apple TV after the game, Messi revealed, “When I saw the goal opportunity, I knew I had to seize it and score.” He emphasized the significance of avoiding penalties and securing the victory in this new tournament, expressing confidence in the team’s future endeavors.

With Messi’s illustrious presence on the field, Inter Miami’s prospects are undoubtedly soaring, and fans can expect thrilling performances in the games ahead.

The Leagues Cup, an annual tournament featuring teams from both MLS and Liga MX, witnessed an exciting expansion this year, encompassing all teams from each league.

Following his triumphant World Cup victory with Argentina, Lionel Messi graced the field in the 54th minute when Inter Miami held a 1-0 lead.

In a thrilling turn of events, Cruz Azul managed to equalize in the 65th minute, setting the stage for Messi’s heroics.

Amidst several intense moments, the magical 94th minute saw Messi breaking through to script a fairy-tale ending to his debut.

Inter Miami co-owner, David Beckham, expressed his excitement during the Apple TV broadcast, stating, “As soon as the free kick was given, I knew this was the way to win, especially with exceptional players like Leo and Sergio (Busquets) on the pitch. It’s an incredibly special night for our family, the stadium attendees, and the entire country. This milestone marks a proud moment for us and the league.”

The stands were graced with the presence of various stars, including Beckham himself, NBA legend LeBron James, tennis champion Serena Williams, and celebrity Kim Kardashian, all eager to witness the brilliance of the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner.

Inter Miami’s journey continues as they gear up to face MLS side Atlanta United at home on Tuesday for a Leagues Cup group stage match. Fans can expect another enthralling spectacle as the team aims to ride on the momentum of Messi’s electrifying debut.

Related Articles

Leave a Comment