Lionel Messi made his Inter Miami debut on July 22, 2023, in a Leagues Cup match against Cruz Azul. He came on as a substitute in the 54th minute and scored the winning goal in the 94th minute, a curling free kick from 25 yards out. The match ended 2-1 in favor of Inter Miami.
The match was played at DRV PNK Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and was attended by a sell-out crowd of 20,000 fans. The atmosphere was electric, and the crowd erupted when Messi scored the winning goal.
Messi’s debut was a dream come true for many Inter Miami fans, and it was also a major moment for the MLS. Messi is one of the greatest players in the history of the game, and his arrival in the MLS has helped to raise the profile of the league.
Here are some of the highlights from Messi’s debut:
* He came on as a substitute in the 54th minute and immediately made an impact, creating several chances for his teammates.
* He scored the winning goal in the 94th minute, a curling free kick from 25 yards out.
* He was named the Man of the Match.
Messi’s debut was a historic moment for Inter Miami and the MLS. It was a night that fans will never forget.