Lionel Messi is all set to make his highly-anticipated debut for Major League Soccer club Inter Miami against Mexican outfit Cruz Azul in their Leagues Cup 2023 opener at the DRV PNK Stadium in Florida, United States.
The Inter Miami vs Cruz Azul Leagues Cup 2023 match will start at 5:30 AM IST on Saturday, July 22. Football fans can watch Lionel Messi’s debut for Inter Miami on live streaming in India.
Seven-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi has joined David Beckham co-owned Inter Miami on a two-and-a-half year contract.
The Argentina national football team captain was officially unveiled as an Inter Miami player in a lavish ceremony in Fort Lauderdale last week.
Under new Inter Miami head coach Gerardo Martino, Lionel Messi has trained with his new teammates ahead of his much-awaited debut in the United States.
Messi will be playing under Martino for the third time in his legendary career. Martino and Messi previously collaborated at FC Barcelona and with the Argentina national football team.
Apart from Martino, Messi will be reunited with his two other former FC Barcelona stars Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba at Inter Miami. Sergio Busquets could also make his debut in the Inter Miami vs Cruz Azul Leagues Cup 2023 match.
Inter Miami have struggled in the ongoing MLS season and are currently languishing at the bottom of the Eastern Conference standings with 18 points from 22 matches. They have registered five wins, three draws and suffered 14 losses so far.
Where to watch Lionel Messi’s debut for Inter Miami vs Cruz Azul in Leagues Cup 2023 live in India?
Live streaming of Lionel Messi’s debut for Inter Miami vs Cruz Azul Leagues Cup 2023 match will be available on Apple TV+ in India.
There will be no live telecast of the Inter Miami vs Cruz Azul Leagues Cup 2023 match on any TV channel in India.
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