Inter Miami faced off against Charlotte FC at the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte on Saturday following the draw of the Wednesday game.
The South Florida team lost 1-0, but Lionel Messi was the star attraction. Fans from across the country were also excited about the North Carolina stadium.
One visiting fan from New York, Daniel Cruz, said, “I would say the experience so far has been amazing, very different than what I’m used to, very packed.”
Jennifer Thomas, another fan, shared her excitement after receiving tickets from her mother to attend the match. She was eager to see Messi in action.
Despite Inter Miami’s 0-1 loss, the upcoming season holds the promise of a strong comeback, positioning.