Since joining Inter Miami, the value Messi has brought not only comes in terms of expertise. According to Sportico, the club’s value has increased by 437 million USԀ (more than 10.6 trillion) compared to last year. At this time, the team co-owned by David Beckham is valued at 1.02 billiоn USԀ, the third most expensive team in the US, only behind Los Angeles FC (1.15 billiоn USԀ) and Atlanta United (1.05 billiоn USԀ). USԀ).
Not only that, Messi also helped the home team skyrocket in revenue. The club only earned 55 million USԀ a year ago, but the above figure has reached 127 million USԀ. Inter Miami had a forgettable first half of 2023 when they continuously failed and ranked last in the eastern rankings. However, everything changed since Messi joined. The team transformed to win the Leagues Cup and reach the US Open Cup final.
Messi also created a ticket fever in stadiums across America. Ticket prices have been pushed to record levels and are still sold out. The number of jerseys is so high that there is no time to produce them.
In the 2024 season, Messi and Inter Miami aim to conquer major titles in the US. The quality of the club has also improved somewhat thanks to the appearance of some famous names such as Sergio Busquets, Jordi Alba or most recently Luis Suarez.
Inter Miami will have its first official match at the end of next month. The club is going to Saudi Arabia to participate in a tour. Here, Messi has the opportunity to reunite with Ronaldo when Inter Miami faces Al Nassr on February 2.