There was no better way to debut. Lionel Messi had a dream debut at Inter Miami. The world champion started on the substitute bench, entered the second and on the hour, in the last minute, scored a perfect goal from a free kick to give his team a 2-1 victory against Cruz Azul, in the Leagues Cup group zone.
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Messi entered eight minutes into the second half, since he has few training sessions with the team. However, he didn’t need much more to do what he did: a great goal from a free kick that will go down in history, at 94 minutes.
The moment in which Messi entered the game and the first play that unleashed an impressive ovation
Lionel Messi made his debut with the Inter Miami shirt eight minutes into the second half of the match against Cruz Azul, for the Leagues Cup group zone. A historic moment, which marks a before and after in soccer in the United States.
Messi started the game on the substitute bench since he has not trained much in the team. As soon as the second half began, the world champion warmed up and eight minutes later he entered with Sergio Busquets and Josef Martínez.
Leo entered for Benjamín Cremaschi, son of Argentines, and received the captain’s ribbon. On the first ball he touched, the stadium exploded in a standing ovation: he received the ball and connected with his teammates on the right wing.