Lionel Messi made his debut for MLS facet Inter Miami CF on Friday night time, approaching within the 54th minute to a raucous ovation from the capability crowd DRV PNK Stadium in Fort Lauderdale.
It didn’t take him an excessive amount of longer to ship his first magical second.
Messi scored on a implausible free kick within the 94th minute to provide Miami a 2-1 victory over Cruz Azul within the Leagues Cup. After the legendary purpose scorer put a shot within the upper-left nook of the online, he wheeled away in celebration earlier than discovering his household:
El primer gol de Messi con Inter Miami
Messi scores in his first match with the membership to provide us the lead within the 94th minute. pic.twitter.com/pI7bYjEK63
— Inter Miami CF (@InterMiamiCF) July 22, 2023
The free kick golazo would go down as the ultimate play of the match.
Messi signed a cope with Miami for over two years, price between $50 million and $60 million yearly. However this was the type of second the membership’s homeowners had in thoughts when making the funding, a surprising purpose in entrance of a sell-out crowd.
Nevertheless, it is going to be onerous to prime a second like this: A storybook introduction to Miami, and their followers.