After meticulous planning spanning several years, Lionel Messi has finalized his agreement to join Major League Soccer. The culmination of this long-awaited move has resulted in Inter Miami securing the services of a globally renowned figure.
On Saturday, Messi's contract was officially confirmed, a little over five weeks since he announced his decision to join Inter Miami. The team unveiled the star signing at their Fort Lauderdale stadium on yesterday, and the inaugural home game of the Messi era might take place as early as Friday.
A press conference is scheduled for today, with his first training session alongside his new club expected to occur the following day. The club had previously disclosed that Messi's contract would span two and a half seasons, with an annual remuneration ranging between $50 million and $60 million. This implies a total contract value ranging from $125 million to $150 million in cash alone. How successful will Messi's spell in the MLS be?