Messi wins trophy after shootout

In the League Cup final, Inter Miami defeated Nashville SC 10–9 in a penalty kick shootout after a 1–1 draw.

Messi has helped Inter Miami win their first championship since joining the league in 2020.

In this match, Lionel Messi of Inter Miami scored the goal in the 23rd minute.

Messi's rival Nashville's Fafa Picoult scored in the 57th minute.

Nashville coach Gary Smith said, "We were able to put ourselves in position where we could have stolen it."

Messi scored 10 goals in his first tournament action with Inter Miami.

Messi won the League Cup top scorer and best player awards.

Messi's teammates waved him in the air as they celebrated on the field.