David Beckham was left in ears as Lionel Messi scored a stunning late winner against Cruz Azul last night, MySportDab reports.
The Inter Miami co-owner, who is struggling to return the team to winning ways could not help but shed tears as Messi brought a 13 match winless run to an end yesterday.
Lionel Messi made a huge difference for Inter Miami yesterday as the club wrestled to a narrow 2-1 win over Mexican club, Cruz Azul, at the DRV PNK Stadium where Lionel Messi was unveiled to over 3.5billion global audience – the biggest event in MLS history.
Speaking shortly before Lionel Messi was unveiled, David Beckham said it has been a dream fulfilled to bring the biggest player in the class of Messi to Inter Miami and the MLS.
Hence, when Leo netted the stunning late winner against Cruz Azul, Beckham, who watched the game on the stands with his wife, was overwhelmed with emotions and was in tears as he celebrates the goal.
Leo’s goal came when Inter Miami needed it most. In 13 matches, the club have been winless and are far off MLS playoff spot.
David Beckham sacked former manager and fellow Manchester United legend Phil Neville after the club struggled to find their feet in the MLS
Former Barcelona manager, Gerardo Martino was appointed to take over from Phil Neville.
Gerardo has played three matches without a win, drawing all the three matches to further extend the club’s winless run from 10 to 13 matches.
Against Cruz Azul, Lionel Messi was on the bench in the first half before being subbed on in the 53rd minute.
The former PSG forward worked his usual magic and made his debut a great outing as he nets alate 94th-minute winner with a powerful freekick to hand Inter Miami their first win.
It was a big moment both for Messi, David Beckham, Inter Miami, and the MLS as they prepare for a new under Lionel Messi.