In 2024, Messi can continue to expand his collection to 8 more titles with Argentina and Inter Miami.
After a series of successes at the age of 36, Messi is now preparing to enter the new season at MLS 2024 from mid-February 2024.
In his second season with Inter Miami, the Argentine superstar is aiming for 6 titles that can be added to his collection. Besides, Argentina will have two championship tournaments.
6 titles can be achieved with Inter Miami
MLS 2023 is an unfinished season for Messi when he moved to the United States in the summer, but next season will be a complete season in terms of matches and preparation. Thereby, the player who owned 8 Golden Balls helped Beckham’s team pass the qualifying round and reach the final of America’s top tournament.
Along with the country’s top tournament, Messi and his teammates will aim to defend the 2024 Leagues Cup championship. Thanks to this tournament in 2023, Inter Miami will qualify for the Copa Interamericana – the tournament. annual event of teams from North America and South America.
In addition to the above three tournaments, Inter Miami will participate in the US Open Cup, Concacaf Champions League, and Intercontinental Cup. In particular, if Messi and his teammates win the Concacaf Champions League, they can attend the CONMEBOL – UEFA Intercontinental Cup (where the European and American champions compete) at the end of the year.
With a busy schedule, MLS once asked the American Football Federation – US Soccer to allow youth teams to participate instead but was rejected.
2 titles can be achieved with Argentina
Compared to the quiet 2023 season at the team level, Argentina will have more activities in 2024. Besides friendly matches and qualifiers like this year, Messi and the world champions will appear at Copa America to Defend the regional championship.
Two weeks later, Messi can join the Argentina U23 team (which can use 3 players above the U23) in France to participate in the 2024 Paris Olympics if Javier Mascherano’s young team wins at the 2024 CONMEBOL Olympic Tournament.
“If he (Messi) wants to play, he will be welcome. But first, we have to qualify. The doors of national teams are always open, he can do anything “Our relationship is a great friendship and I will love that” – coach Mascherano expressed.