Inter Miami co-owner hailed ‘dream come true’, David Beckham closes in on Tears after Lionel Messi’s winning goal in stoppage time on debut
- A memorable first match between Inter Miami and Lionel Messi
- And David Beckham got a little emotional during and after Messi’s winning goal
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Messi made his first appearance in the league when he came on in the 54th minute against Cruz Azul in the League Cup. MLS We teamed up to make it memorable.
The Argentinian scored a spectacular free kick into the top left corner in the 94th minute to avoid a penalty shootout.
The goal marked his seventh Hollywood debut. ballon d’or A winner who touched the heartstrings of co-owner Beckham.
Watching the game from the stands with his wife Victoria, the English legend was emotionally touched over the goal and even had tears in his eyes.
Inter Miami co-owner David Beckham nearly cried after Lionel Messi scored the winning goal in stoppage time on his new signing’s debut
The world-class superstar scored with a free-kick from about 25 yards out in the 94th minute
Inter Miami co-owner David Beckham attended the game with his wife Victoria Beckham
Messi came on from the 54th minute and didn’t take long to create a memorable moment.
And when the final whistle blew, he still wasn’t finished with the moment.
“To be honest, when I saw the free-kick that was awarded, I was like, ‘This should be the end,'” he said of Apple’s MLS season pass.
“Especially when you have players like Leo and Sergio.” [Busquets] On the pitch, that’s what they produce.
“It’s very exciting tonight for the fans,” he continued. “It goes without saying that everyone who came here to see Leo on the pitch just did what he did. Honestly, Sergio’s performance was fantastic.
“But I think everyone in this stadium, and everyone in this country, knows that seeing Leo step foot in MLS and perform is a dream come true. There aren’t many words for that.”
Beckham himself is no stranger to scoring late free-kicks, but the last time he played professionally was in 2013, after a stellar career with PSG.
The seven-time Ballon d’Or winner started on the bench in the 54th minute
After scoring in front of 21,000 fans in Florida, he celebrated with his family
Messi and LeBron James – the two kings of sports and the two kings of this city – shared a long hug
And the experience of watching a League Cup game helplessly from the stands felt difficult in front of a Messi winner.
“It’s terrible… It’s true when you watch a game like this, it’s frustrating as a former player. As a player, you can do something about losing, but as an owner, you can’t.”
“But tonight it’s about people. It’s about this. This is what we, myself, Jorge, Jose and the club have always seen as a vision.
“This is what we saw.
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