The former Manchester United striker, now coach of DC United in the United States, welcomed the arrival of Lionel Messi for the development of MLS, the North American championship.
“Over the years we have all seen the arrival of David Beckham, Zlatan Ibrahimovich, different foreign players. And now the arrival of Lionel Messi, arguably the greatest player of all timehe believes.
He’s a bit older, but he recently won the World Cup almost single-handedly. So I think it’s a good thing for the championship, it will have a huge impact for Miami and MLS. »
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At the head of DC United since July 2022, Wayne Rooney will therefore cross paths with Lionel Messi. His club has just won the league (2-1) against the Argentinian’s future team.