Multiple media in the United States reported that Lionel Messi, a member of the Argentina national soccer team, will join Inter Miami of Major League Soccer, a professional league in the United States.
The 35-year-old Messi, who won the tournament MVP = best player award at the World Cup held in Qatar last year and led the Argentina national team to victory, played for Barcelona in Spain from the development age and won numerous titles at the club, and then played for Paris Saint-Germain in the French first division from the adult stage.
On the 1th of this month, Paris Saint-Germain announced that Messi would leave the club only this season, and his departure was attracting attention, such as his return to Barcelona and his transfer to Saudi Arabia in the Middle East, but ESPN and other American media reported on the 4th that Messi will join Major League Soccer Inter Miami.
Spanish media also reported that Messi himself revealed in an interview that he made the decision with himself and his family in mind.
Inter Miami is a club that joined Major League Soccer in 7 and is based in Miami, Florida, in the southern United States, and is also known for being co-owned by former England international David Beckham.
Major League Soccer, which runs the league, issued an unusual statement, saying: "We are delighted that Lionel Messi has announced his intention to join Major League Soccer with Inter Miami this summer. I commented.