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Lionel Messi Signs to join Inter Miami: Report



Lionel Messi Signs to join Inter Miami

Lionel Messi Signs to join Inter Miami: Lionel Messi has agreed to join Inter Miami in the MLS as first reported by popular Argentina journalist Hernan Castillo on Tuesday evening and then later by various outlets on Wednesday afternoon.

While his decision to join Inter Miami may have left hearts heavy, Messi’s journey is far from over. A new chapter awaits him in the MLS, where he will undoubtedly continue to captivate audiences and add new chapters to his storied career.

Previously, SPORT reported that the David Beckham co-owned American franchise had made a formal offer to Messi which will pay him €50 million ($54 million) per season for four years.

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Footmercato reported that Messi’s camp has accepted a two-year €1.2 billion ($1.3 billion) contract extension in the Middle East. However, the Argentine’s desired destination remained his childhood club FC Barcelona. The Catalans were waiting for La Liga to approve a viability plan that will convince the league that they can pull off the heist fiscally.

Inter Miami has always been touted as a potential next destination for Messi, whose Paris Saint-Germain contract expires on June 30.

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Until now, though, the Argentine has been most strongly linked to former club FC Barcelona and Al-Hilal in the Middle East.

Barca finally received the green light from La Liga to sign Messi on Tuesday, after their economic viability plan explaining how they can make the deal work amid financial difficulties was accepted by the Spanish top flight.

With Input from Forbes




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