Meet Lionel Messi's new Inter Miami team-mates as he prepares for MLS

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2023-06-09 20:00:46  • 14 mins

So, after Barcelona fans pined for an emotional return and emissaries in Saudi Arabia were convinced money could tempt him to the kingdom, Lionel Messi is heading for Florida.

The 35-year-old confirmed on Wednesday that he will be moving toInter Miami in a deal that reportedly includes an option for the Argentine to become a part-owner of the MLS side.

In an interview with Mundo Deportivohe said: 'I'm not going back to Barca, I'm going to Inter Miami.'

Mail Sport understands that Messi, who won four Champions League titles with Barcelona and scored 672 goals in 778 games for the club, will be offered a lucrative contract with the MLS club, that could include deals with adidas.

ESPN are also reporting that his deal with the American side includes an option that could see him become a part-owner of the football cluband a slice of the subscriber revenues from Apple TV's MLS Season Pass.

But all eyes now are on Inter Miami and the major coup pulled off by David Beckham and the rest of the ownership group.

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