La Pulga not only came to the North American team as a world star, but was also the moral reason why Beckham and his club are so successful in the MLS that they are already doing so without the Argentine star.
Last weekend, that InterMiami He achieved a masterful victory in MLS, and the most striking thing is that he achieved it in the absence of Lionel Messi. Let’s remember that the Argentine star He and his team are concentrating on the two qualifying games for the 2026 World Cup. The gaucho striker will return to the discipline of the pink team by next weekend.
The striking thing about this latest Inter Miami victory is that they achieved it without their stronghold and best attacking figure, Messi. However, there were also other important players such as Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba. The game against Sporting KC ended 3-2, thanks to goals from Leonardo Campana (x2) and Facundo Farías.
The morale boost that Lionel Messi gave Inter Miami
There are many who say that the former Barcelona player and winner of seven Ballon d’Ors was the best signing in the history of the American team. The truth is that he achieved the goal set by Beckham and the other managers to change the mentality of the Garza group. And that leads to winning titles and rising to the top spots in the MLS.
Before Messi arrived in the pink discipline, the former Madridista Galactico had never been able to celebrate a title with his team. But from that year they won their first trophy, the League Cup. With the latest win in the domestic championship, Inter is patiently approaching eighth place and the final playoff spot of the season for the Eastern Conference.
Lionel Messi triumphed this weekend, as did Inter Miami
While Tata Martino’s team triumphed in the north of the American continent, Lionel Scaloni’s team succeeded in the south. And the reigning world champions started the road to the 2026 World Cup on the right foot by winning the first three points against a rival as difficult as Ecuador.
The game was pretty close to the point where a Lionel Messi genius was the only way to unlock the game. It was around the 78th minute when La Pulga was asked to take a free kick a few meters from the goal defended by Galíndez. As expected, the Argentine hit the Ecuadorian goalkeeper’s right post, leaving him unable to do anything. In the end an Albiceleste victory, which they also celebrate in the USA.
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