One day after leaving Juventus,

Gonzalo Higuaín

became a footballer for Inter Miami, a team co-owned by

David Beckham

, who has just joined

Blaise Matuidi

, also from the great dominator of Serie A.

The Florida club did not detail the duration or conditions of the contract, although the

Miami Herald

newspaper announced

that the 32-year-old 'Pipita' will become the highest paid in MLS with a salary of seven million dollars a year, ahead of

Carlos Vela

(Los Angeles FC) and

Javier 'Chicharito' Hernández

(Los Angeles Galaxy).

Higuaín lands in a debuting team in MLS, which currently occupies the last position of the Eastern Conference, but has ambitious plans for the future.

"It's what I was looking for: a new experience, a new league and a beautiful city," stressed the striker, who will meet with his eldest, Federico Higuaín, who has played in MLS since 2012 with the Columbus Crew uniforms and, since this season, DC United.

Last in the East

The Argentine had been in Miami for a week closing the details of his agreement and waiting to leave Juventus.

The Piedmontese club announced on Thursday the "termination by mutual agreement" of the contract with Higuaín, with whom the new coach,

Andrea Pirlo, did not have


In Miami, he will wear the number 9 on the shirt and will occupy one of the two franchise player positions.

Before joining his new teammates, he will have to comply with a quarantine period, although Inter already released some images of the forward practicing alone in his training field.

Last in the East

The Florida franchise is going through a difficult first season in MLS, where it occupies the last position of the Eastern Conference with eight points in 11 games, so it is forced to a quick reaction if it wants to qualify for the playoffs.

Since starting work on the Inter project in 2013, Beckham and the club's other owners have reiterated that they aspire to attract big stars from world soccer to Miami.

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