David Beckham-owned Inter Miami has hit the gold as legendary Lionel Messi is set to join Major League Soccer club.
Five weeks after Argentinian skipper publicly announced that he will be joining the club, Messi’s contract became official on Saturday.
The club released a video featuring Messi as the official announcement was made on Saturday, July 16. Check the video here.
As per reports, the club has sealed the deal for two and a half seasons and the footballer will be paid between $50m and $60m annually – total contract summing up to $125m and $150m in cash.
“I am very excited to start this next step in my career with Inter Miami and in the United States. This is a fantastic opportunity and together we will continue to build this beautiful project,” he said.
Messi’s exit from the Paris-Saint German triggered interests from clubs like Al-Hilal and Barcelona, but Inter Miami finally sealed the deal.