Messi’s domestic and international exploits unsurprisingly saw him nominated for the Ballon d’Or for the 16th time
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At the fifth time of trying, Messi managed to inspire La Albiceleste to World Cup stardom in Qatar, as Lionel Scaloni’s side won their third title by defeating France on penalties in the final.
World champions Argentina were dominant in possession but frustrated in attack as they struggled to make the breakthrough.
The Eagle Online recalls that Messi was the first to sign for MLS Inter Miami before he was joined by Busquets
Messi joining Inter Miami has been no secret for weeks now, having confirmed his imminent move to the club after his Paris Saint-Germain departure.
The 2022 World Cup champion and seven-time Ballon d’Or winner is the highest-profile signing in MLS history.
Argentina attacker Lionel Messi has admitted that he found his adaptation to life with Paris Saint-Germain more difficult than he expected.
Messi and Busquets are MLS-bound, with the legendary pair destined to reunite at David Beckham’s franchise.
Messi is closing in on a move to MLS’s Inter Miami, with the club hoping for a July 21 debut for him in the Leagues Cup vs. Mexican outfit Cruz Azul.
Messi, 35, said earlier this month he intends to sign for Miami after leaving Paris Saint-Germain, although a deal remains to be finalised.
Argentina travelled to the Workers’ Stadium in Beijing for a rematch of their 2022 World Cup clash with the Socceroos.
Messi, who is 35 years old, led Argentina to glory last year in Qatar in what was his fifth World Cup appearance
This is according to reliable Sports journalist, Fabrizio Romano.
The 35-year-old has now played his final game in a Paris Saint-Germain jersey since his tearful exit from Camp Nou at the end of the 2020-21 season.
The seven-time Ballon d’Or winner joined the Parisiens on a two-year deal from Barcelona in 2021, and those terms included an option to extend his stay until 2024.
appeared in goal for Mexico at the World Cups in Brazil 1950, Switzerland 1954, Sweden 1958, Chile 1962 and England 1966
The Argentina superstar was given the nod ahead of Kylian Mbappe, Max Verstappen and Rafael Nada.
The 35-year-old is a tourism ambassador for the country and jetted off to the Middle East the day after PSG’s shock 3-1 Ligue 1 defeat to Lorient at the Parc des Princes.
Lionel Messi has reportedly been suspended by Paris Saint-Germain for two weeks.
Messi has been repeatedly linked with a return to FC Barcelona, where he spent 21 years prior to leaving for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) as a free agent in August 2021.