Nani scores winner as Orlando beat Beckham's Inter Miami 2-1 in MLS

Nani scores winner as Orlando beat Beckham's Inter Miami 2-1 in MLS

- Nani scored the match-winner when Orlando City defeated Inter Miami

- The MLS resumed with a mini-tournament which started with knockout games

- Players from all the participating team raised their fist for eight minutes and 46 seconds for George Floyd

Nani grabbed the winner when Orlando City defeated David Beckham's Inter Miami by 2-1 as the Major League Soccer (MLS) returned since its closure in March.

Before kickoff players took to the pitch and raised their fist for eight minutes and 46 seconds indicating how George Floyd was pinned to the floor by policemen.

It was the first game since the global pandemic and Nani's 97th-minute goal made the difference in the match after the lengthy break.

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"It was emotional for the ones who were there," said Orlando's Nani.

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"We all want to change the world. We want a better world - no differences, no discrimination. Everyone in the world should stop for a couple of minutes and think about our children and teach them how to be a better person and create a better world."

Players of both sides knelt on one leg around the center-circle as footballers from the other teams stood around them and one-by-one raised their fist.

Nani scores winner as Orlando beat Beckham's Inter Miami 2-1 in MLS

Nani scores winner as Orlando beat Beckham's Inter Miami 2-1 in MLS. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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They wore face masks with 'Black Lives Matter', written on each of them and also had T-shirts with slogans including 'silence is violence' and 'black and proud'.

It was the first match in the MLS returns Tournament which takes a group stage and knockout format and will end on August 11, 2020.

Juan Agudelo had put Orlando into the lead after the restart but Chris Mueller equalized for Inter in the 70th minute before Nani scored in time added on.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Orlando City star Nani has emerged with a stunning new physique suggesting he has been having a busy time in the gym with his body amazingly transformed.

Nani who has clearly been hitting the gym has posted a picture showing his incredible six-pack as he relaxes and enjoys his day off.

The 33-year-old Portuguese international who has also featured for Valencia, Sporting Lisbon and Lazio stunned fans with his latest post on Monday evening.

Legit.ng also reported that Former Manchester United superstar Nani has claimed that Cristiano Ronaldo once told him years back that he might be ending his glorious career in the Major League Soccer.

Cristiano Ronaldo is no doubt one of the best footballers in the world considering his records since he started his career years back in Portugal.

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After leaving Sporting Lisbon, Cristiano Ronaldo moved to the Premier League to join Manchester United then under Sir Alex Ferguson.

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