Javier Mascherano opened the doors of the Argentina Sub 23 Team to Lionel Messi and Angel Di Maria for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games and if well Noodle He seems to have ruled out the chance because “the Copa América is the last thing”, Leo has not yet expressed himself on the matter.
Messi is aware that his second participation in the Olympic event (he was already in Beijing 2008) will depend on Inter Miamigiven that the calendar of the MLS could complicate it.
It is worth remembering that The Herons They are obliged to give Messi to the Senior National Teamas the America Cup will take place in the United States from June 20 to July 14, the Tata Martino He will lose it, at least, in four games, which logically would have to be more because he will be concentrated a few days before the initial game against Canada or Trinidad and Tobago at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.
After the top national team tournament, the MLS will have a summer break, although Inter Miami will not rest or have time to recharge, since must play the Leagues Cup between July 26 and August 25. A month to defend the crown that was placed in 2023 by the hand of The flea.
In the middle of this contest, which brings together North American and Liga MX teams, the Olympic Games that will be between July 26 and August 11. If Leo is present in Paris, Inter Miami will lose its top figure in a tournament in which it has a chance of being champion, as long as he is on the field.
For now, neither Tata Martino, nor David Beckham nor Messi himself expressed themselves regarding this situation. Although in Florida there is a rumor that they will not lend him to the Olympics once he rejoins after the Copa América.
The games Messi misses at Inter Miami for the Copa América
- 6/15: vs. Philadelphia (5 days before debut)
- 6/19: vs. columbus
- 6/29: vs. Nashville
- 3/7: vs. charlotte
- 6/7: vs. Cincinnati
- 6/17: vs. Toronto (3 days after the final, if they play it)
The games that Messi will miss at Inter Miami if he goes to the Olympic Games
- Leagues Cup group stage
- Leagues Cup 16th final
- 8th final of the Leagues Cup