Lionel Messi Set to Join Inter Miami.
According to reports, Lionel Messi has made the decision to join Inter Miami this summer.
The current Paris Saint-Germain player and seven-time Ballon d’Or winner will leave PSG when his contract expires at the end of June.
Despite recent links to a potential return to Barcelona, the club’s financial situation has made it challenging for them to present a suitable offer.
Despite recent speculation about a remarkable comeback to Barcelona, the club’s financial condition has posed challenges in presenting a satisfactory offer.
Jorge, Messi’s father and agent, engaged in discussions with Barcelona president Joan Laporta on Monday morning to explore the potential of a free transfer.
During these talks, the 65-year-old even disclosed that his son expressed a strong desire to return to the Nou Camp.
Messi’s father and agent, Jorge, had discussions with Barcelona president Joan Laporta regarding the possibility of a free transfer.
Jorge revealed his son’s desire to return to the Nou Camp. However, Inter Miami’s offer has apparently been too enticing to resist.
Reports suggest that Messi will earn a staggering £43 million per year, equivalent to £830,000 per week, at Inter Miami.
Brands like Adidas, Apple, and MLS have also sought to entice the Argentine captain with lucrative commercial proposals.
Adidas, a significant corporate sponsor of the MLS, has proposed a profit-sharing agreement, allowing Messi to receive a portion of any increased profits resulting from his involvement in the league.
MLS and Apple have considered offering him a share of the revenue generated from new subscribers to the MLS Season Pass, the league’s streaming package on Apple TV+. Additionally, MLS officials are reportedly open to granting Messi the option to acquire a percentage of any team in the league upon his retirement.
While there were rumors linking Messi to a move to Saudi Arabia, he reportedly did not want to join former rivals Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema in the Saudi Pro League.
It’s worth noting that Lionel Messi Set to Join Inter Miami already owns a stunning £7 million apartment in Miami, boasting incredible views of the coastline.