Miami's first title would be a beautiful thing: Messi
The Straits Times|August 19, 2023
Lionel Messi has won just about every title and award in football but said on Thursday that bringing Inter Miami their first trophy would be "incredible" and "a beautiful thing".
Miami's first title would be a beautiful thing: Messi

WASHINGTON - Languishing at the bottom of Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference standings, there had been nothing pretty about their season until the Argentinian superstar's arrival in south Florida in July.

But now things could not look any brighter.

The seven-time Ballon d'Or winner has been a terror from his first game, scoring nine goals in six matches and powering Miami into the Leagues Cup final on Saturday, when they will face Nashville SC.

"It would be incredible, wouldn't it? Both for me and for everyone who supports the club," Messi said through a translator.

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