Messi believes Inter Miami will be his last club as a player

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Argentina captain Lionel Messi has said his current club Inter Miami will be the last he plays for before retiring.

This is the first time that the eight-time Ballon d’Or has discussed his retirement during an interview with the ESPN channel, fragments of which were broadcast in Argentina, a few days before the start of the Copa America (June 20-July 14). in the USA).

“It’s scary that it’s all over,” Messi, 37, said.

Lionel Messi is preparing for a new adventure with the Argentina national team at the 2024 Copa América and will look to repeat Brazil’s feat in 2022, after winning the World Cup in Qatar the same year.

“I’m not ready to leave football, I’ve done it all my life, I love playing ball. I like to train on match days. It’s always a little scary when it’s all over,” Messi said during this interview in Miami.

“It was a difficult step to leave Europe to come here. Being a world champion really helped me see things differently. But I don’t think about it, that’s why I try to enjoy everything more and have a good time at the club, where I have teammates and friends. And the same thing happens to me in the national team and I appreciate the little details that I will miss” after my retirement, Messi said.

When asked by the channel if “Is your last club Inter Miami?” ”, Messi replied bluntly: “Yes, I think so”.

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