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Lionel Messi is already Inter Miami’s third highest scorer of all time as he bags his ninth goal in Leagues Cup win over Philadelphia Union



Lionel Messi netted the ninth goal of his Inter Miami career to move him level with Josef Martinez and Robert Taylor in the all-time list scorer list.

Inter Miami have advanced to the 2023 Leagues Cup final after their 4-1 pummelling of Philadelphia Union on Tuesday evening, with Lionel Messi having scored the ninth goal of his Inter Miami career to move him up to joint third in the club’s all-time scoring charts.

Messi has completely turned Miami’s fortunes around since he joined the club from Paris Saint-Germain, with Tata Martino’s side now on a six-game winning streak – including the penalty shoot-out win over FC Dallas – with their Argentine captain in the team. Indeed, he’s already third on his side’s all-time scoring list, alongside Josef Martinez and Robert Taylor.Ahead of Messi in second is Leonardo Campana, with 16 goals, while the ex-Barcelona forward’s former Argentina team-mate Gonzalo Higuain is at the top of the pile, having scored 29 goals for Inter Miami since they were founded in 2018.The Herons will play in their first-ever Leagues Cup final Sunday evening against Nashville, who beat Monterrey in their semi-final.