Wherever Lionel Messi goes, unforgettable moments inevitably follow.
It’s been the case throughout the legendary No. 10’s career, from his FC Barcelona glory days, to his brief stay at Paris Saint-Germain, to his numerous international triumphs with Argentina. And it most certainly was the case during his magical first half-season in Major League Soccer with Inter Miami CF.
For now, let’s look back at La Pulga’s top 10 moments of 2023 with Miami.
The moment that changed everything.
Miami fans flocked to DRV PNK Stadium a day after the huge news became official to welcome Messi in person. And the man of the moment prophetically promised “a lot of beautiful things are going to happen” during a heartfelt introductory speech.
La Pulga pulled the strings in a dominant display at BMO Stadium, delivering a pair of stunning assists as Miami outclassed then-defending MLS Cup champions LAFC in arguably their most convincing league performance of 2023.
It was a fitting tribute from Inter Miami to celebrate their superstar No. 10 capturing world soccer’s biggest individual prize yet again after a whirlwind debut season in Major League Soccer.
Stay tuned for more in 2024.