open menulivescore

MLS round-up: All the latest news as Miami announce Hong Kong friendly
Copy icon

LiveScore
Lionel Messi enjoyed a successful first season in Major League Soccer
Lionel Messi enjoyed a successful first season in Major League Soccer

Lionel Messi's move to Inter Miami has handed Major League Soccer a huge boost and LiveScore is the place to be for all the big talking points from the United States. Keep refreshing this page for the latest stories in bite-sized chunks.

Inter off to Hong Kong

Inter Miami and Lionel Messi will play a friendly in Hong Kong on Thursday, February 4 as part of their preparations for the 2024 MLS season.

The match against a team of players from the top tier in Hong Kong will be played at the 40,000-capacity Hong Kong Stadium.

Co-owner David Beckham said: "Hong Kong is a beautiful city with a great sports scene.

"Throughout my career, I have spent a lot of time in Asia. I am so pleased to have the opportunity to bring Inter Miami to play our first international tour match in this fantastic city."

Another Messi moment

Lionel Messi has been named Time's Athlete of the Year
Lionel Messi has been named Time's Athlete of the Year

Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi has added another award to his trophy cabinet after being named Time's Athlete of the Year.

The Argentina captain inspired Inter Miami to their first-ever trophy in 2023, scoring 10 goals in seven matches during the club's successful run in the Leagues Cup.

He also aided David Beckham's franchise in a late play-off push in Major League Soccer but the Florida-based outfit fell just short.

California Dreamin'

LAFC are aiming to win back-to-back MLS Cup titles
LAFC are aiming to win back-to-back MLS Cup titles

LAFC have their eyes set on back-to-back MLS Cup titles after setting up a showdown with Colombus Crew in the final.

The Californian outfit beat Houston Dynamo 2-0 thanks to a Ryan Hollingshead strike and Franco Escobar own goal.

Now they have the chance to become the first reigning champions to defend their crown since neighbours LA Galaxy managed the feat in 2011 and 2012.

The winner-takes-all clash will take place on Saturday with Crew toppling FC Cincinnati 3-2 to book their place.

Miami to face El Salvador

Lionel Messi is preparing for his first full MLS season in 2024
Lionel Messi is preparing for his first full MLS season in 2024

Lionel Messi's Inter Miami will face the El Salvador national team in a pre-season friendly ahead of the 2024 MLS campaign.

The friendly at Estadio Cuscatlan in San Salvador will take place on January 19, with the regular MLS season expected to kick off in late February.

Messi mania continues to grip the Sunshine State ahead of his first full season for the Herons, with the club revealing 2024 season tickets have already sold out.

Acosta lands MVP

Luciano Acosta inspired FC Cincinnati  to the regular season title
Luciano Acosta inspired FC Cincinnati to the regular season title

FC Cincinnati forward Luciano Acosta has been named the 2023 MLS MVP.

The Argentinian ace, 29, took a whopping 60.37% of the votes to eclipse LAFC star Denis Bouanga, who finished second with 14.97%.

Acosta racked up 31 goal contributions during the regular season to inspire his side to their first Supporters Shield triumph.

Tags

Major League SoccerLionel MessiFC CincinnatiNew England RevolutionPhiladelphia UnionNashville SCOrlando CityColumbus CrewAtlanta UnitedChicago Fire FCDC UnitedCF MontrealNew York Red BullsCharlotteNew York City FCToronto FCInter Miami CFSt. Louis CityLos Angeles FCReal Salt LakeSeattle Sounders FCAustin FCSan JoseVancouver WhitecapsFC DallasHouston Dynamo FCMinnesota UnitedSporting Kansas CityPortland TimbersLA GalaxyColorado Rapids
LiveScore logo

LiveScore: Live Sport Updates

Voetbalscores & sportnieuws

App storeGoogle play