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MLS: Inter Miami, Lionel Messi and the football equity investment

The Major League Soccer (MLS) have gained tremendous traffic since the $60 million per year Lionel Messi deal with Inter Miami.


The seven-time Ballon d’Or winner turned down a record offer of €400m ($436m) per year from Saudi Pro League side Al Hilal, opting instead to join MLS side Inter Miami.


The Argentine is expected to earn between $50 to $60 million per year in salaries, signing bonus and a stake to own part of the club at the end of contract that runs till December 2025, with an option an additional year to 2026.