Lionel Messi vowed to carry extra silverware to Inter Miami because the membership hosted an evening of celebration to mark his report eighth Ballon D’Or triumph.
Inter Miami took on New York Metropolis FC on Friday night time in a pleasant match branded ‘Noche d’Or’. It additionally introduced the curtain down on a seismic season which noticed Messi, Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba all transfer to South Florida.
Messi led Inter Miami to glory within the Leagues Cup – the workforce’s first ever trophy – just some weeks after arriving in the US.
And earlier than kick-off on Friday night time, the 36-year-old was introduced to the group at DRV PNK Stadium and he promised extra trophies for the MLS membership.
‘We secured one thing essential – the primary title for our membership,’ Messi stated. ‘It was one thing essential as a result of we have been on the lookout for it and we would have liked it.
Lionel Messi vowed to carry extra silverware to Inter Miami following their win in Leagues Cup
Messi added: ‘I did not have a doubt that we have been going to take pleasure in and have time. At the moment I’ve little question like I had at first, now a lot much less that subsequent yr shall be a lot better.
‘We’ll proceed to have enjoyable and win extra titles. I hope you are with me. Like these months, subsequent yr we have now essential issues and we have to do it collectively.’
The World Cup winner, who signed a two-and-a-half-year deal, additionally paid tribute to Inter Miami’s supporters and the individuals of South Florida for making his household really feel welcome following their arrival in July.
‘It is stunning to share it with you all – I have been right here for a short while nevertheless it looks like I have been right here a very long time,’ he added.
‘I would prefer to thank the entire individuals of Miami – not solely those within the stadium however everybody right here – for the therapy in these months. For myself and my household. They made me really feel at dwelling. It is a metropolis with a variety of Latinos and I really feel comfy.’