- Lionel Messi could be preparing to move to the MLS having purchased a Miami apartment for £7.25m
- The Barcelona captain has until the end of this campaign before his contract expires
- Messi’s property in Miami sits on the sunny Isles beachfront and fitted with three car lifts
Amid speculations that he could be preparing to join MLS side Inter Miami, latest reports have it that Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has splashed £7.25million on an apartment in the US.
The Argentine’s contract with the Spanish club expires in June, with Premier League outfit Manchester City as well as French side PSG on the trail of the player.
Messi recently admitted that he would to feature in the MLS someday and fans are claiming that buying a home in Miami could be sending a signal that the player’s next destination is the US.
Messi buys new gigantic N3.8 billion mansion in another country as he plans to leave Barcelona (photo)
He recently told Spanish TV station La Sexta as cited in SunSport:
"My plan is to give all I can for the club at the moment.
"I would like to play in the United States and experience life and the league there, but ultimately come back to Barcelona in some capacity.
"I'm not thinking too far ahead in the short-term and just want to see how the season finishes."
And top radio station in Spain Cadena Ser has disclosed that the player is officially planning his move to joining David Beckham’s team by purchasing a luxury apartment in the city.
A pad worth at least £7.25million was reportedly purchased by the Argentine last year.
The swanky Porsche Design Tower, completed in 2017, sits on the Sunny Isles beachfront in Miami.
Branded by the German supercar manufacturer of the same name, the building boasts three car lifts allowing residents to park their vehicle on the same floor as their suite.
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Barcelona are currently occupying sixth position on the Spanish La Liga table with 25 points after 15 games played so far.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo who turns 36 in February has stated that age does not matter as he remains in excellent shape to play for many more years.
While several superstars have retired at his age, the former Sporting Lisbon and Manchester United forward who will be 37 at the next FIFA World Cup slated for Qatar in 2022 emphatically stated that he is not retiring soon.
According to him, the most important thing is the state of mind, adding that he hopes to play for so many more years.
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