Lionel Messi's match with Inter Miami against Los Angeles in California garnered significant interest from global celebrities. Among the attending stars were Prince Harry, Will Ferrell, Leonardo DiCaprio, Selena Gomez, and others.
Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi, playing for Inter Miami, started the match and played the full 90 minutes. He didn't score a goal but provided two assists. The first assist, excellent, was a pass to Jordi Alba, where Messi sliced through the opponent's defense with his key.
Front Office Sports compiled a list of 39 stars who were in attendance as guests at the game. AP reported that among the present celebrities were Prince Harry, LAFC co-owner Will Ferrell, Leonardo DiCaprio, Selena Gomez, Owen Wilson, Mario Lopez, and Edward Norton. The "Ted Lasso" stars Jason Sudeikis, Brendan Hunt, and others were also at the game. The agency notes that 22,921 fans attended the stadium, setting a record for BMO LAFC Stadium.
According to TickPick, the average ticket price for the match was $717, which is 515% higher than before Messi joined the league. This is a record in MLS history. For comparison, the average ticket price for a Beyoncé concert at SoFi Stadium was $493.
Inter Miami holds the 14th position in the Eastern Conference standings, with 25 points to their name.
Published by Patrick Jane