Supersub saves the day
Messi stars in Inter Miami’s victory over Cruz Azul as the Florida team wins 2-1 in the League Cup. La Pulga came on as a substitute in the 54th minute and changed the course of the game. Messi made his debut for David Beckham’s side after signing earlier this week. Inter Miami were playing a Leagues Cup match and they needed a win to help boost their season. The match took place at Inter Miami’s home stadium DRV Pink Stadium. Futbol Mundial brings you the best moments from Messi’s debut and Inter Miami’s win.
Messi inspires Inter Miami win
It was in the last few seconds of the game Messi was brought down which earned Inter Miami. Messi then starred at the target struck the ball and the rest was history. Yet another big performance from the little magician and what better way to do start than win for his new team. Messi will now face the daunting task of having to get Inter Miami out of 15th place and into the play-offs position. Inter Miami are currently 20 points from fourth position with. Messi will have 13 games to save Inter Miami and pull them out of the bottom.
Can Messi turn Inter Miami’s fortunes around
Make no mistake though the Argentine star is no stranger to pulling his teams out of difficult situations. He did on numerous occasions at Barcelona especially in the 2018-19 season at the club. La Pulga played a one man army role helping the club in many of their big games against the likes of Manchester United, Liverpool and many other big clubs. Messi won the ballondor that season at Barcelona for his individual performances. Also one must never forget how he played a pivotal role in helping Argentina win the 2022 World Cup. With that being said Messi is more than capable of getting Inter Miami out of the position they are in.