Lionel Messi officially joins Inter Miami

Despite the heavy rain, thousands of people were waiting for Lionel Messi.

Messi was introduced to an audience at Miami's Pinkeye Stadium at the International Miami.

Captain Messi of FIFA World Cup winning team Argentina has joined Major League Soccer Club.

Lionel Messi will play with a Major League Soccer club until the end of 2025.

Messi left French club Paris Saint-Germain after making 75 appearances and scoring 32 goals in two years.

Messi's contract with the French club expires in 2023.

Messi is most likely to feature for Internacional Miami in their League Cup opening match against Liga MX side Cruz Azul on 21 July.

Saudi Arabia's club Al-Hilal has given Messi a waiver of US$1.5 billion for three years.

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