“This is the way it’s meant to end,” David Beckham awestruck by Lionel Messi’s match-winning freekick for Inter Miami

Beckham wept off tears of elation to Messi's Spectacular last minute winning freekick on his debut for Inter Miami.


“This is the way it’s meant to end,” David Beckham awestruck by Lionel Messi’s match-winning freekick for Inter Miami

Lionel Messi and David Beckham. (Source: Twitter)

In a breakthrough Leagues Cup opener on Saturday, Inter Miami’s owner David Beckham was left awestruck as Lionel Messi arrived in style with a mesmerizing last-minute free-kick winner in his debut match. The DRV PNK Stadium witnessed history as Lionel Messi’s extraordinary show of skills guided Inter Miami to a thrilling 2-1 win over Cruz Azul, leaving the fans in absolute elation.

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Beckham who has been influencing global superstar footballers to Inter Miami was visibly delighted with Messi’s spectacular performance. As the match headed to its final moments, with the scoreline tied at 1-1, Messi found himself with an opportunity for a free-kick just outside the box.

The crowd held its breath as the Argentine maestro effortlessly curled the ball to the back of the net into the top right corner leaving the opposition goalkeeper Andres Gudino with no chance.

Speaking to the MLS Season Pass, Beckham said, “To be honest, as soon as I saw the free kick given, I thought, ‘This is the way it’s meant to end’. Especially when you’ve got players like Leo and Sergio [Busquets] on the pitch – that’s what they produce.”

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“It’s so exciting tonight for our fans. All of these people, that have come down here to see Leo just step on the pitch – let alone just do what he’s done. Honestly, Sergio’s performance was incredible. But you know it’s a dream come true for everybody in this stadium to see, and everybody around this country to see Leo step into the MLS and perform. I don’t have many words for that”, Beckham further added.

Beckham’s excitement was palpable as the legend was overwhelmed with elation after the last-minute winner. With Messi’s exceptional talent and Beckham’s vision, Inter Miami has ignited a new era of football in American football promising to be filled with beautiful and historic achievements.

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David Beckham has high hopes from Lionel Messi at Inter Miami

Lionel Messi at Inter Miami. (Source: Twitter)
Lionel Messi at Inter Miami. (Source: Twitter)

Beckham’s expectations for Lionel Messi at Inter Miami are nothing short of a massive transformation. The football icon considers Messi’s arrival as a catalyst to their succession of future glories.

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Beckham expects Messi to become a mentor and an inspiration to young aspiring footballers setting a new benchmark of professionalism, diligence, and excellence. With Messi’s out-of-the-world skills and unparalleled work ethic, Beckham believes that the young talents at Inter Miami will look up to him and will have an opportunity to take lessons from such a generational player.

Lionel Messi’s poetic debut for Inter Miami has left club owner David Beckham in awe, initiating a new chapter in MLS and American football. Football fans worldwide eagerly await these two football legends working as a pair to achieve greatness for Inter Miami.

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