Messi has his first official practice session with Inter Miami (includes video story)

This past weekend, soccer star Lionel Messi was unveiled by Inter Miami CF following his official signing as their number 10. And yesterday, Messi attended his first official practice session with his new club.

The Argentine is expected to debut this Friday against Mexican team Cruz Azul.

Fans from all over the world are excited to see what this means for MLS and United States soccer.

“Lionel just decided, you know what, it’s going to be the United States, it’s going to be MLS, that the United States is a soccer nation,” said MLS Commissioner Don Garber. “Major league soccer is driving a lot of that momentum fans and global energy will now come.”

Tania Jimenez is a senior majoring in communication with a concentration in digital broadcasting. She is interested in sports. After graduation, she would like to continue her career journey in the world of sports media.