Lionel Messi's First Remarks After Making his Inter Miami Debut Summed Him Up

Lionel Messi's Inter Miami debut saw him come off the bench and shift the course of the game; his post-match comments summed him up perfectly.

Messi's long-awaited MLS start for Inter Miami versus Cruz Azul couldn't have went any better.

A full audience of Inter Miami fans, including renowned personalities such as Serena Williams, LeBron James, and Kim Kardashian witnessed his debut appearance for the club after entering on in the 54th minute.

He became an immediate club hero after scoring a stunning last-minute free-kick to secure a 2-1 victory for Jorge Tata Martino's team.

When the free-kick went in, fans all over the DRV PNK Stadium in Fort Lauderdale burst out laughing. David Beckham, co-owner of Inter Miami, was noticeably emotional, and the celebrities in audience couldn't hide their feelings too.

Messi earned and scored a free kick right beyond the box in the final seconds of the match. He was interviewed by Apple TV shortly after the game concluded and won hearts with what he expressed.
(Image credit: Getty)

The aim was what I observed. I knew I had to make it happen when I spotted the goal. It was the final play of the contest, and I was looking for a goal so we didn't have to go to penalties, Messi explained.

It was vital for us to come out on top because it will boost our confidence going ahead in the competition.
It was roughly as if the cosmos had willed Messi's goal and this situation to occur.

A absolutely fantastic night for Inter Miami fans and players alike, with some encouraging comments from their new star man, Lionel Messi.

The World Cup champion will be back in action shortly, when Inter Miami takes on Atalanta United in the Leagues Cup on Tuesday.

Featured Image Credit: Apple TV
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