Lionel Messi’s decision to join Inter Miami has caused ticket prices to skyrocket, making his first game in a Miami jersey the most expensive in MLS history. Fans are eagerly seeking the opportunity to witness the Argentine superstar play on American soil.
The initial reports of Messi’s move sent ticket prices soaring, and after his confirmation, prices surged even higher. Ticket prices for Inter Miami’s Leagues Cup opener against Cruz Azul on July 21 increased by 1,034%. Moreover, the lowest price, previously $29, skyrocketed to an impressive $329.
TickPick’s brand manager, Kyle Zorn, predicts that Messi’s debut in a Miami jersey will set a new record for the most expensive MLS game ever. Every time Inter Miami plays away from home, ticket prices are expected to reach unprecedented levels.
Among the road games that saw significant price jumps, Inter Miami’s visit to the New York Red Bulls on August 26 experienced a remarkable 1,236% surge. Moreover, their trip to face LAFC in Southern California on September 3 witnessed a notable 420% increase.
Furthermore, Lionel Messi’s arrival has generated immense excitement among soccer fans in the United States. As anticipation builds, ticket prices continue to soar. It reflects the overwhelming demand to witness Messi’s extraordinary skills on the field.