Leo Messi the first time finally wins MLS MVP of the week award

Inter Miami CF forward Lionel Messi was voted the Major League Soccer Player (MLS) of the Matchday for Matchday 9 of the 2024 MLS season.

Leo Messi the first time finally wins MLS MVP of the week award

2 days ago, Lionel Messi shined helping Inter Miami defeat Sporting KC with a score of 3-2 in round 9 of MLS (American Professional League). The Argentinian superstar assisted Diego Gomez to score in the 18th minute and then he scored a super goal from outside the penalty area. Striker Luis Suarez scored the winning goal.

With this victory, Inter Miami returned to the top of the Eastern Conference group. Messi’s impressive performance against Sporting KC was recognized by MLS with the Best Player of Round 9 award. This is the first time the Barca legend has won this prestigious award since joining David Beckham’s team. .

This season, Messi missed a few matches due to injury. But with 5 appearances in MLS, Messi has scored 5 goals and contributed 2 assists for Inter Miami. This achievement puts the Argentine captain on par with legends Landon Donovan, Thierry Henry and Raul Diaz Acre.

With 5 goals, Messi, along with Real Salt Lake’s Cristian Arango, is leading the list of ‘bombers’ in MLS 2024. Notably, Messi has become the youngest player in history to reach 828 goals in his career.

Inter Miami fans hope Messi will maintain his form to help the home team win on Saturday when hosting Nashville. Inter Miami’s goal this season is to win the MLS championship for the first time in the club’s history.