Just the beginning’ – Messi reacts to winning first trophy with Inter Miami


Inter Miami captain, Lionel Messi has expressed happiness after winning his first trophy with the club on Saturday.

Messi led Inter Miami to beat Nashville in the Leagues Cup final after a thrilling penalty shootout at Geodis Park.

The Argentina captain broke the deadlock with a stunning long-range strike in the first half.

But his goal was cancelled out by Fafa Picault in the second half, who slotted home from close range as the match eventually ended in a 1-1 draw after 90 minutes.

Inter Miami went on to win the Leagues Cup, thanks to a 10-9 penalty victory.

Messi did score his penalty during the shootout.

Reacting, Messi, in a post via his Instagram account, hoped the Leagues Cup victory will be the beginning for many more trophies Inter Miami will win.

He wrote: “CHAMPIONS!!!. Very happy to get the first title in this club’s history. Everyone’s hard work and commitment made it possible. Hopefully, this is just the beginning… Let’s go @intermiamicf!!!!”

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