The training of Inter Miami in Hong Kong on Saturday generated a true revolution: more than 40,000 people were present at the So Kon Po Stadium to see Lionel Messi in the preview of the match that the North American team will play on Sunday against a local team.
After a day of rest after the trip from Saudi Arabia, where those led by the Argentine Gerardo Martino lost the two games they played, on Saturday the “Las Garzas” team held an open-door training session and the public filled the stadiumwhich has a capacity of 40,000 spectators.
The attendees applauded the captain of the world champion team since he stepped onto the field of play, and every time he touched the ball or greeted the spectators present at the So Kon Po Stadium.
Messi, who played only eight minutes of the match against Al-Nassr due to muscle discomfort, He trained alongside the group and without signs of an injury. However, his presence in the friendly that will be played this Sunday, at 5:00 (Argentina time), is still unknown. Although in any case, there are specific clauses in the commitment contract that stipulate his presence in the game, unless he suffers an illness or injury that prevents him from doing so.
“We have the expectation that Leo will play as much time as possible”“Tata” Martino had declared, when asked about Messi’s presence in the match.
Tickets for the match against Hong Kong XI, whose values were between 103 and 573 euros, are already sold out. The game that will be played this Sunday, at 5:00, will be broadcast on Apple TV.
The madness for Messi began since Leo and the rest of the squad landed in Hong Kong. In fact, last Friday a crowd also came to the hotel where the Miami team remains concentrated. For Hong Kong, this commitment is part of one of the first major events organized after a gradual reopening following the Covid-19 pandemic.
Finally, Inter Miami will travel to Japan to face Vissel Kobe to conclude their tour before returning to Miami.
A moment of Lionel Messi was not enough for Inter Miami, beaten by Al-Nassr
Inter Miami, with a few minutes of Lionel Messireceived a hard beating from Al Nassrof Arabia Saudi6-0 in Riyadh, which did not feature the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo due to an injury, in a preseason friendly.
The team’s goals Cristiano Ronaldo they wrote them down Otávio (3m PT), Anderson Talisca (10m. PT, 6m. ST, penalty, 28m. ST), Aymeric Laporte (12m. PT), with a shot from behind midfield and Mohammed Maran (23m. ST).
Lionel Messi changed his profile photo on Instagram: the image he chose
In November 2023, before Argentina became champion of the Qatar World Cup, Lionel Messi He had made the decision to change the profile photo he had on Instagram for a year. Now, the ‘Flea’ did it again and He chose an image of a very emotional moment.
The truth is that for a long time, the captain of the Albiceleste The main photo of his official social network account was a photograph with his family at his home in Barcelona. He appeared in it, Antonela Roccuzzo and his three children, Thiago Mateo and Ciro.
However, Messi He chose to change it in November of last year and posted a photo of him with the Golden Ball after winning it for the eighth time in his entire career. Now, he changed it again.
After four months of having the photo with the award, the Former PSG player modified the photo and chose to place one with the World Cup in his hands while his companions lifted him into the air. Lusail Stadium in Qatar after becoming World Champion.
Currently, the account of Lionel Messi is the third with the most followers on Instagram since it accumulates a total of 498 million people.
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