According to reports, some fans paid up to $9,000 for tickets to see Lionel Messi play.
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Messi’s Debut: Spectacular Demand for Tickets at Toyota Stadium
Since joining Inter Miami, Lionel Messi’s first away game will take place at the Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. Tickets for the Leagues Cup Round of 16 match against FC Dallas, which is set for Sunday, apparently sold out in only 18 minutes, it has now been revealed. The Toyota Stadium can hold around 20,500 people. The match on August 6 has been sold out, according to FC Dallas’ official Twitter account.
According to a report by Marca, the tickets were sold out in only 18 minutes, and some fans paid as much as $9,000 to see Lionel Messi play on Sunday. According to Athletic, the moment when tickets first became available for purchase was 11 a.m.
For Messi’s Inter Miami debut game on July 21, resale tickets ranged in cost from $200 to $5,000. Serena Williams, Kim Kardashian, LeBron James, and DJ Khaled were among the famous people present at the DRV PNK Stadium in Miami to see the Argentine make his Major League Soccer debut.
FC Dallas’s fastest-ever ticket sale
According to club officials, the most recent sell-out for FC Dallas was the quickest ever, according to a Bloomberg story. According to the source, match tickets for FC Dallas vs. Inter Miami started at $299. Later, according to the source, ticket prices on the authorized resale site AXS increased to as much as $600.
It’s noteworthy to note that co-owner of FC Dallas Dan Hunt foresaw a situation along those lines on Tuesday. Hunt had previously told Bloomberg News, “We will sell out in a couple of minutes. It’s the biggest victory in league history.
Messi’s Impact: Dominating MLS with Spectacular Performance
Messi’s short time with Major League Soccer (MLS) team Inter Miami has been absolutely fantastic, scoring five goals in three games. The seven-time Ballon d’Or winner gave Inter Miami the victory against Cruz Azul in thrilling manner with a late goal. In his subsequent game, the 36-year-old scored twice and assisted once to defeat Atlanta United with ease, 4-0.
In his most recent outing, Lionel Messi scored twice to lead Inter Miami to a 3-1 Leagues Cup victory against Orlando City. The former Barcelona player scored the game’s first goal in only seven minutes. He scored once again in the 72nd minute to give Inter Miami a two-goal advantage. Now, a victory against FC Dallas will ensure that Inter Miami plays one of Cruz Azul, Houston Dynamo, or Charlotte FC at home the following weekend in the Leagues Cup quarterfinals.