Lionel Messi He made his big debut at Inter Miami. After a week of training, the Argentine went into the second half of the duel against Cruz Azul and scored a great goal in the last minute of the game that gave the Rosés the first three points. They pull off that feat at the start of the 2023 League Cup, a tournament they want to win because they’re bottom of their conference in MLS.
However, the Albiceleste captain still has chances of a new title in a competition in which he needs to play just two games to win; It’s about US Open Cup, American Cup. In this note we tell you all about this tournament where Lionel Messi could fight for a ticket to the Club World Cup if he wins.
YOU CAN SEE: Lionel Messi scored a great last-minute free-kick on his Inter Miami debut
Coincidentally, Inter Miami is in the semi-finals of the US Open Cup. The Rosés entered this zone after beating Nashville 2-1 and in this new phase they meet FC Cincinnati on August 23 at Ohio’s TQL Stadium. If they won, they would have access to the grand finals, where they would wait for the winner of the duel between them Houston Dynamo FC vs. Real Salt Lakenot Houston.
But that’s not all, as Lionel Messi’s Inter Miami would not only be enticed by the opportunity to lift his first title, but would also rake in $300,000 and qualify for the 2024 Concachampions, a continental event he can also attend if he wins the League Cup.