In his first game in the United States, Lionel Messi created history by being the first player in the history of the sport to score 700 goals that were not scored on penalty kicks. This accomplishment was accomplished during Messi’s first game in the United States. Not only did he score his 700th goal of his career in his first game with Inter Miami, but it was also the occasion of doing so.
Inter Miami, a team that competes in the Major League Soccer, was able to win the League Cup against Cruz Azul of Mexico thanks in part to the contributions of the Argentine player, who made one appearance for the squad. Inter Miami was victorious over Cruz Azul. Messi scored the goal that ultimately decided the outcome of the game for his team in the last seconds of the second half. The 36-year-old man scored a spectacular goal with a free kick strike from outside the area in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The goal was scored by the guy.
In comparison to Cristiano Ronaldo, who scores a goal that does not involve a penalty every 138 minutes, Lionel Messi has the fastest rate at which he scores a goal that does not involve a penalty as well. Each and every 121 minutes, Messi scores a goal that is not a penalty. With a total of 686, the forward from Portugal is presently in second place in the standings. In the present moment, he is a member of the Saudi club Al Nassr, which is his current squad. In order to further increase his advantage over Ronaldo, Messi intends to take part in the maximum number of matches that are possible in the Major League Soccer.
A breakdown of Messi’s total of 700 goals reveals that 621 of those goals were scored for the teams he played for, while the remaining 79 goals were scored for Argentina. A total of 700 goals were scored by Messi. Ronaldo is the leader in this category, having scored 105 goals in competitions that did not involve the use of goals scored from the penalty spot. Messi concluded his career with a total of 111 goals scored when playing in the regular season of the UEFA Champions League and 74 goals scored when competing in club tournaments. It is also noteworthy that his total of 436 goals scored in the league surpasses Ronaldo’s tally of 409 goals scored during the course of his career.
During an interview with Apple TV, Messi stated, “What I saw was the goal.” This statement was made after Messi scored his 700th goal with the team. The moment I laid eyes on the goal, I had no doubt that I was going to score my first goal.
In addition to that, he said, “It was the last play of the game, and I wanted to score so that we didn’t go to penalties.” He was referring to the very first game he ever played that he ever participated in. This victory is going to give us confidence moving forward, which is why it was so important for us to achieve it. This is because this is a new competition, and it is going to give us confidence.
A free agent, Lionel Messi joined with Inter Miami this summer after leaving Paris Saint-Germain. Messi is now playing for Inter Miami. Every single competition that he participated in while playing for European clubs resulted in his coming out on top. Recent events have shown that he was a member of the Argentine team that triumphed at the FIFA World Cup and brought home the trophy. The seven-time winner of the Ballon d’Or will definitely feel a feeling of pleasure as a result of this accomplishment, and he may now set his sights on achieving even greater success during his time in the United States.