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Video: While Messi Is Out, The Other Leo Scores A Filthy Goal

Tristan Muyumba and Brooks Lennon each scored first-half goals as Atlanta United also took advantage of an own goal to earn an impressive 5-2 victory Saturday over victory Inter Miami, who were without Lionel Messi. Despite the loss, Leonardo Campana's sombrero flick to goal combination in the first half to open the scoring was an absolute masterclass. Check it out below.

Watch: Leonardo Campana Sombrero Flick To Golazo

Former Atlanta United star Miguel Almirón torches PSG as Newcastle triumph 4-1 in UCL return

NEWCASTLE — A rampant Newcastle United put in a stellar showing to secure a superb 4-1 victory over French champions Paris Saint-Germain in their first Champions League home match in 20 years on Wednesday.

In a red-hot atmosphere in the north east, PSG had no answer to the relentless hosts who raced into a 17th-minute lead through former MLS star Miguel Almirón.

Miguel Almirón vs PSG

You know what that means — Lionel Messi’s new look hints at who’s winning the Ballon d’Or

Lionel Messi reappeared for Inter Miami in training on Monday, Sept. 19 after playing (and scoring an outrageous free kick against Ecuador) for Argentina in the international break and one small new detail about the No. 10 has fans thinking we might already know who’s winning the upcoming 2023 Ballon d’Or.

¡SIUUU! El Tuca se queda – Con festejo a lo CR7 y vía penales, Cruz Azul avanza en la Leagues Cup

La narrativa antes del Cruz Azul vs Atlanta United en la Leagues Cup era que si los cementeros quedaban eliminados, su entrenador, Ricardo 'Tuca' Ferretti se iba a quedar sin chamba.

Noventa minutos y una tanda de penales después, el DT puede respirar con cierta tranquilidad: La Máquina sobrevivió al desafío y avanzó a la segunda fase de la competencia.

Miguel Almirón scores for Newcastle in Atlanta and celebrates with Josef Martínez shout-out

Miguel Almirón triggered the nostalgia train for Atlanta United fans on Wednesday when he scored in Mercedes-Benz Stadium for Newcastle during a friendly vs. Chelsea. After the goal he hit the old Miguel Almirón Josef Martínez celebration special.

Miguel Almirón Josef Martínez celebration with Newcastle

Inter Miami fans leave in droves after Messi subs off

Few would argue that Inter Miami’s high-profile midseason acquisitions have brought Major League Soccer to a level of notoriety that it has never seen before. Lionel Messi and Sergio Busquets were always going to bring new fans to DRV PNK Stadium, but Tuesday’s crowd will be remembered for all the wrong reasons. 

Following Messi’s substitution late in the match, videos showed many fans in the crowd leaving their seats and heading home for the night. 

No fue de vacaciones: Messi marca doblete y da asistencia en goleada de Inter Miami

Lionel Messi le regaló una nueva noche mágica al Inter Miami.

El fenómeno argentino inició su primer partido como titular para la franquicia de la MLS y mostró que su calidad es inconmensurable, anotando un doblete y registrando una asistencia en la goleada 4-0 sobre Atlanta United en la Leagues Cup.

Messi scores two for a transformed Inter Miami in second appearance

At the end of the day, it's all about Lionel Messi, Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba (maybe Luis Suarez) turning around Inter Miami's season with 12 matches remaining and getting them from dead last in MLS to the playoffs. 

In the meantime, they might just win the Leagues Cup.

The 10 most valuable squads at the 2023 Leagues Cup

The first edition of the Leagues Cup starts this Friday, July 21, with Inter Miami facing Liga MX side Cruz Azul.

People all over the world are tuning in to the game because it will be the debut of Lionel Messi for the Floridian club. The arrival of the Argentine star to MLS has shocked the world, and it's no wonder he'll be the most expensive player in the tournament with an estimated value of $39 million, according to Transfermarkt.