Friday, September 29, 2023

Infantino: “Messi is key to the growing football movement in the United States”

The present that Lionel Messi lives in, both sportingly and personally, is a dream, because since signing at Inter Miami, the Argentine star has found happiness again in the United States, where he has shown that he is in this new phase of his All-round career feeling good There is also a new nomination for the Ballon d’Or.

Now Messi has returned to Argentina to face the Conmebol qualifiers, where together with the Albiceleste they will start defending their title won in Qatar 2022 against Ecuador, already thinking about the next World Cup in 2026.

In view of this South American duel, FIFA President Gianni Infantino was present at the Sports Summit Leaders event, where he took the opportunity to speak about the presence of Lionel Messi and to ensure that his presence in the United States contributes to the development of football in the North American country .

“Leo is now in Miami, USA, a country that will host the next World Cup in 2026 along with Mexico and Canada. He (Messi) is key to this football movement that is growing there (USA),” Infantino explained in the Sports Summit Leaders.

Infantino considers Messi the ambassador of football in the United States

Likewise, the FIFA boss assured that Messi plays a very important role at this stage of his career at Inter Miami, having become the main reference and ambassador of football in North American territory and worldwide.

“Leo is an absolute ambassador for our sport, both now in the United States and around the world. He continues to show all his talent on the weekends at Inter Miami and will now do so with his team in these very tough South American qualifiers. With him we will love Argentina,” added Infantino.

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