Lionel Messi's debut for Inter Miami in Major League Soccer (MLS) was historic and mesmerizing.

Facing Cruz Azul in the Leagues Cup, Messi showcased his brilliance with a sensational free-kick, securing a stunning 2-1 victory for Inter Miami in the dying moments of the game.

He expressed the importance of scoring at that crucial moment to avoid penalties and boost the team's confidence.

The Leagues Cup, now expanded to include all teams from MLS and Liga MX, received added grandeur with Messi's presence on the field.

Only months after leading Argentina to World Cup glory, Messi's heroics in the 94th minute provided a fairytale ending to his debut, causing celebrations among fans and teammates.

Inter Miami co-owner David Beckham was elated and acknowledged the magic created by players like Messi and Sergio Busquets.

The star-studded event had luminaries such as Beckham, LeBron James, Serena Williams, and Kim Kardashian witnessing Messi's genius.

Inter Miami's journey in the Leagues Cup continues with an eagerly anticipated group stage match against MLS rivals Atlanta United, where fans expect more mesmerizing displays from Messi.