Lionel Messi scored one of the best goals of his career on Tuesday night, firing a 35-yard screamer into the top corner for Inter Miami. The goal, which helped Inter to a 3-0 win over Philadelphia Union, has been met with widespread praise on social media, with many fans and pundits alike calling it a “masterpiece” and a “moment of magic.”
Pat McAfee, the former NFL punter and current sports media personality, was one of many who was left stunned by Messi’s goal. “He scored from the parking lot!” McAfee tweeted. “That was ridiculous.”
JJ Watt, the Houston Texans defensive end, was also impressed by Messi’s goal. “That’s unbelievable,” Watt tweeted. “Messi is on another level.”
The goal was Messi’s ninth of the season for Inter Miami, and it helped the club to move up to fifth place in the MLS Eastern Conference. Messi has been in excellent form since joining Inter Miami from Paris Saint-Germain in the summer, and he is quickly becoming one of the most popular players in the league.
The goal has also been met with praise from Messi’s former Barcelona teammates. “That was a goal for the ages,” said Gerard Pique. “Messi is simply the best player in the world.”
Lionel Messi’s sensational goal is a reminder of his incredible talent, and it is sure to go down as one of the best goals of his career. The goal has also helped to boost Inter Miami’s chances of making the MLS playoffs, and it will be interesting to see how Messi performs for the club in the coming months.