Lionel Messi coming to David Beckham’s Inter Miami in MLS: report

Lionel Messi is coming to America. Fabrizio Romano, the Italian soccer journalist who has come to dominate the so-called “switch season” the place the best footballers change groups, tweeted on Wednesday that “the choice has been made” and Messi himself will announce his transfer to the MLS franchise Inter Miami, owned by David Beckham, within the coming hours. It included an image of Messi in a membership polo shirt, sporting Miami’s attribute shade of pink. “Messi will play in MLS subsequent season. No extra possibilities for Barcelona regardless of attempting to make it occur.”

Messi was probably the most embellished gamers in European soccer on the membership degree. Beginning at F.C. Barcelona’s youth academy, he spent most of his profession on the membership earlier than leaving in 2021 to signal with Paris Saint-Germain. In Europe, the 35-year-old received essentially the most prestigious membership match, the UEFA Champions League, 4 instances. He was acknowledged as one of the best participant on this planet with a document seven Ballon D’or awards, adopted solely by Portuguese celebrity, and shut competitor, Cristiano Ronaldo with 5.

In the previous few months, Saudi Arabia has been luring a few of the greatest names in soccer with unprecedentedly costly contracts. In December, Ronaldo signed a two-and-a-half 12 months contract with Saudi Arabian facet Al Nassr which assured him $210 million a 12 months. On Wednesday, Actual Madrid star Karim Benzema signed with Al-Ittihad, Al Nassr’s rival within the Saudi Skilled League, on a three-year deal reportedly value greater than $100 million. Chelsea midfielder and World Cup winner Ngolo Kante was additionally reported to be finalizing a cope with Al-Ittihad for an additional $100 million.

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