Soccer Superstar Lionel Messi Is Coming To America And Will Join MLS’s Inter Miami

Lionel Messi

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Soccer superstar Lionel Messi is set to make his move to the United States and join Major League Soccer’s (MLS) Inter Miami, according to journalist Guillem Balague.

This news comes after months of speculation and intense pursuit from various clubs eager to sign Messi,

After his highly-publicized departure from Paris Saint-Germain, Messi has chosen Inter Miami as his next destination, opting for the MLS club over other potential suitors such as his former club Barcelona and the Saudi Arabian Pro League’s Al Hilal.

Messi’s final decision had been anticipated this week, and just last week, his father, Jorge Messi, expressed that his son would love to return to Barcelona, where he had spent the majority of his club career from 2004 to 2021.

There had also been strong links between Messi and Al Hilal, with reports in May suggesting that the Saudi club had offered him a deal worth up to $400 million annually. In fact, Messi’s visit to Saudi Arabia without PSG’s permission resulted in a two-week suspension from the club for missing training.

However, it is Inter Miami that has reportedly won the race to sign Messi, despite not being the clear frontrunner initially.

The MLS club has been associated with the Argentine forward for almost a year, with reports in November 2022 indicating that Messi was close to signing a record-breaking deal with Inter Miami around the time of the Qatar World Cup. Although that deal did not materialize, Inter Miami’s pursuit of Messi continued after his departure from PSG was confirmed.

According to The Athletic Messi is reportedly set to earn a share of Apple’s revenue generated by MLS Season Pass — and a share of Adidas profits.

With 625 career goals to his name, Lionel Messi is widely regarded as one of the greatest soccer players in history, if not the very best. His arrival in the MLS and his decision to join Inter Miami will undoubtedly generate immense excitement among soccer fans in the United States and around the world.