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Lionel Messi dazzles in Kansas with goal and assist to propel Inter Miami to victory

14. April 2024
Lionel Messi (foto: Getty Images)
In a thrilling display of skill and poise, Lionel Messi once again proved instrumental in Inter Miami’s recent victory over Sporting Kansas City at Arrowhead Stadium.

Amidst a buzzing crowd of 72,610 spectators, Messi showcased his legendary prowess by delivering a stunning goal from distance and providing a crucial assist to teammate Diego Gomez. This marked a significant rebound for Inter Miami, which had recently faced elimination from the CONCACAF Champions League at the hands of Monterrey.   

Despite the team's ongoing struggles to find consistency with its star-studded lineup, Messi’s performances continue to be a beacon of hope. His contributions in Kansas were a reminder of his undiminished capabilities and a testament to his enduring impact on the game.   

The match itself was a close encounter, with Inter Miami securing a narrow 3-2 victory. This win was particularly meaningful as it helped the team to break a streak of less fortunate outcomes, providing a much-needed boost to team morale and fan enthusiasm. Messi, who is now only 12 goals shy of surpassing Gonzalo Higuain as Inter Miami's all-time top scorer, appears to be adjusting well to his role in Major League Soccer, blending his individual brilliance with the collective effort of his team.
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