Following his departure from Paris Saint-Germain to join MLS’s Inter Miami team, Lionel Messi seamlessly integrated into his new squad and recently guided them to a Leagues Cup triumph over Nashville FC.
Despite initiating the scoring with a goal in the 23rd minute, Messi and Inter Miami encountered tough competition from the Nashville team, resulting in a 1-1 tie that led to a penalty shootout.
The shootout extended to a dramatic sudden death round, with Inter Miami prevailing 10-9.
This victory marked a significant turning point for Inter Miami, as it secured their first-ever Leagues Cup title since Messi’s arrival in June.
The team’s remarkable performance remained unblemished with an impressive streak of seven consecutive wins throughout the annual tournament, which brings together teams from both the MLS and Mexico’s Liga MX. With this triumph, Inter Miami has solidified their qualification for the 2024 Concacaf Champions League Round of 16.
It’s worth highlighting that this recent League Cup trophy represents Messi’s 44th career title, underscoring the incredible achievements throughout his illustrious career.