Lionel Messi was involved in a shocking incident when his car jumped a red line on a busy road, but the talismanic footballer was lucky to escape without a scratch. Reported by Goal.comThe incident occurred as the new Inter Miami signing was being escorted by Fort Lauderdale police on Friday.
A shared video Inter Miami Brazil On Twitter The car was shown driving straight into an intersection, but avoiding the initiative of other drivers, in what could have been a fatal accident. The vehicle then turned left as the police followed.
The reports could not claim whether Messi was behind the steering wheel, but did mention that he was inside the car.
Meanwhile, as reported ReutersFans of Inter Miami and Major League Soccer (MLS) will have to wait another week to see Messi don pink on the field for the first time.
Miami owner Jorge Mas told reporters that the Argentine will make his club debut on July 21 in their first League Cup match against Liga MX side Cruz Azul.
Without naming any names, Inter Miami earlier this week announced “a major unveiling event” at their home venue of Fort Lauderdale on Sunday. The club is expected to introduce Spanish stars Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba to the squad.
The seven-time Ballon d’Or winner moves to Miami after spending two years with Paris Saint-Germain.
Messi has scored more than 100 international goals, including two goals against France in the 2022 World Cup final, a match Argentina won on penalties.
Besides the World Cup and Ballon d’Or, Messi played a big role in helping his boyhood club Barcelona, where he spent 17 successful years, winning 35 titles (4 Champions Leagues, 10 Spanish Leagues, 7 Copa del Reys).