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Lionel Messi signs contract with Inter Miami through 2025

 Published: 15:11, 16 July 2023

Lionel Messi signs contract with Inter Miami through 2025

Inter Miami, the Major League Soccer team, made a groundbreaking announcement on Saturday, revealing that Argentine football icon Lionel Messi has signed a contract with the club until 2025. 

The 36-year-old striker, who recently led Argentina to a World Cup victory in Qatar, is set to be officially presented by Inter Miami in a special ceremony on Sunday and is expected to make his debut on the pitch as early as the following Friday.
In a statement, Messi expressed his excitement about embarking on this new chapter in his career with Inter Miami and in the United States, following his departure from Paris Saint-Germain.
The arrival of the seven-time Ballon d'Or winner in the MLS is anticipated to ignite a surge of interest in soccer across the United States, raising the profile of the sport and revitalizing the fortunes of Inter Miami, currently positioned at the bottom of the MLS Eastern Conference with a record of 5-13 and three draws.
Commenting on his new venture, Messi conveyed his enthusiasm for the fantastic opportunity to contribute to the growth of this ambitious project alongside his new teammates. He expressed his eagerness to work together with the club to achieve their set objectives, affirming his commitment to making a positive impact in his new home.
Fans can eagerly anticipate Messi's debut for Inter Miami, which is expected to take place during the Leagues Cup clash against Cruz Azul on the upcoming Friday. The Leagues Cup is a revamped competition that features exciting encounters between teams from the MLS and the Mexican league.
As Lionel Messi prepares to make his mark on the American soccer scene, the anticipation and excitement surrounding his arrival are sure to transcend the sport, capturing the attention of fans both in the US and worldwide.

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