Lionel Messi’s move to Inter Miami in Major League Soccer (MLS) is generating immense excitement, making him the biggest signing in MLS history.

According to Sportico, the football superstar has agreed to a two-and-a-half year contract with Inter Miami, earning a staggering $150 million, including his salary, signing bonus, and an ownership stake in the club upon his retirement.

Apart from his lucrative contract, Messi is also in discussions with Apple, Adidas, and Fanatics to receive a portion of revenue from each company as part of his condition for playing in North America.

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While Messi is expected to make his first official appearance for the club in the Leagues Cup game against Liga MX side Cruz Azul on July 21, followed by a potential MLS debut against Charlotte on August 20.

Interestingly, TalkSport reported three months ago that Lionel Messi plans to purchase a 35% stake in Inter Miami. The club, co-owned by David Beckham, seems eager to welcome the football legend into their ranks. Messi’s move to the MLS franchise would occur in 2023, following the conclusion of his contract with Paris Saint-Germain.

The prospect of Messi’s arrival at Inter Miami has ignited discussions, and many fans eagerly anticipate the impact he will have on the club and the league. As one of the greatest players of all time, his move to the United States could set a precedent for other top players considering a move to MLS.

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While Messi’s future with Inter Miami appears promising, time will tell how his tenure unfolds in the vibrant landscape of American soccer. The legendary footballer’s presence is undoubtedly a game-changer for the club, and fans eagerly await his first official appearance in the iconic Inter Miami jersey.