With constantly going through matches that have to be resolved outside of the official playing time, coach Martino realizes that Lionel Messi’s fitness is being affected.
Many people are looking forward to the debut of Lionel Messi in the American professional tournament MLS, although he has been to Inter Miami for more than 2 months and played 8 matches for the Florida state team, but those are matches in the Leagues Cup as well as the US Open. Cup.
However, it is not excluded that fans will not be able to witness it this weekend when Inter Miami face New York Red Bulls. Recently, coach Gerardo Martino revealed that the Argentine superstar is showing signs of overload.
“Messi and many other players have shown signs of exceeding their physical limits when they have to play continuously in recent matches. Therefore, we need to evaluate and review Leo’s ability to play in the game. 3 games to come.”
The 2022 World Cup champion moved to Inter Miami and played almost all of the Florida state team’s games. After 120 tense minutes in the 2023 US Open cup semi-final against FC Cincinnati yesterday, El Pulga played more than 700 minutes.
Messi clearly showed his fatigue in the last match. Source: Getty
Although fans are looking forward to Messi’s debut in the MLS, they have to accept it if Messi shows signs of overload on the schedule.
But coach Martino will most likely let the 36-year-old player on the field from the bench instead of resting completely, which is the best plan to be able to both ensure El Pulga’s fitness while fans will still be able to enjoy the game. witness the best player in the world on the football field.
Moreover, Inter Miami is ranked at the bottom of the MLS Eastern rankings, so the presence of Lionel Messi is still extremely important at this time.