Soccer legend Lionel Messi provided two decisive assists, leading Inter Miami to a 3-1 win against the reigning MLS champs, Los Angeles FC, at BMO Stadium.
Scoring for Inter Miami were Facundo Farias, Jordi Alba, and Leonardo Campana, effectively nullifying the lone goal from LAFC’s Ryan Hollingshead.
This win is no small feat; it places Inter Miami just nine points away from securing a spot in the playoffs, and they have nine games still on their slate.
Ever since the 36-year-old Argentine maestro made his splashy debut on July 22, Inter Miami has been on fire, seizing the Leagues Cup title and remaining unbeaten in 11 consecutive games.
Messi, a World Cup champion, has been a one-man army on the field. He’s racked up 11 goals and contributed five assists in just 11 games across various competitions.
Inter Miami is set to take their talents back to DRV PNK Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, where they will face Sporting Kansas City on September 10.
Star-Studded Spectators Flock to See Messi’s Magic
Being essentially soccer royalty, Messi drew a royal audience—literally—with Prince Harry making it a point to witness the former Barcelona and PSG superstar in action.
The roster of ‘Who’s Who’ attending the match also included Hollywood heavyweights Leonardo DiCaprio, Will Ferrell, Tom Holland, Toby Maguire, and Owen Wilson, alongside chart-toppers Liam Gallagher, Selena Gomez, Tyga, BReal, and Nas, all filling the 22,000-capacity stadium.
While Prince Harry joined the ranks of Messi admirers, Selena Gomez is making waves in the music charts with her single “Single Soon” and acting in the show “Only Murders In The Building.” As for Owen Wilson, he’s gone on record to say that Messi tops his list of favorite footballers.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Lionel Messi Inter Miami Win
Who scored for Inter Miami in their 3-1 win over Los Angeles FC?
Facundo Farias, Jordi Alba, and Leonardo Campana netted goals for Inter Miami, effectively countering Ryan Hollingshead’s solo goal for Los Angeles FC.
How many games has Inter Miami gone unbeaten since Lionel Messi joined?
Since Lionel Messi’s debut on July 22, Inter Miami has gone unbeaten in 11 consecutive games across all competitions.
What other titles has Inter Miami won since Messi joined?
Inter Miami has won the Leagues Cup since Lionel Messi joined the team.
When and where is Inter Miami’s next match?
Inter Miami is set to play their next match against Sporting Kansas City on September 10 at the DRV PNK Stadium in Fort Lauderdale.
Who were some of the notable attendees watching Messi in action?
Prince Harry, along with Hollywood A-listers like Leonardo DiCaprio, Will Ferrell, Tom Holland, Toby Maguire, and Owen Wilson, attended the match. Musicians like Liam Gallagher, Selena Gomez, Tyga, BReal, and Nas were also in the crowd.
What has been Lionel Messi’s individual performance since joining Inter Miami?
Since his debut, Lionel Messi has scored 11 goals and provided five assists in 11 games across various competitions.
Is Prince Harry a fan of Lionel Messi?
The article implies that Prince Harry took the opportunity to see Lionel Messi play, suggesting he’s an admirer, though it doesn’t explicitly confirm his fandom.
What did Owen Wilson say about Lionel Messi?
Owen Wilson has publicly stated that Lionel Messi is his favorite footballer.
What is Selena Gomez up to these days?
Selena Gomez is currently in the music charts with her single “Single Soon” and is also acting in the show “Only Murders In The Building.”
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