Where will Lionel Messi play in 2024? Inter Miami schedule, Argentina Copa America draw

Lionel Messi, the eight-time Ballon d’Or winner and 2022 World Cup champion, has a jam-packed year in 2024 with Inter Miami and Argentina.

Messi and Inter Miami’s MLS regular-season schedule will be filled with tournament games in the CONCACAF Champions Cup, the Leagues Cup and MLS postseason. He will likely play with the Argentine national team during the 2024 Copa America tournament and other 2026 World Cup qualifying matches.

All MLS games will be streamed on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV, while Messi’s Inter Miami home games will be played at Chase Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

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Lionel Messi joined Inter Miami in the summer of 2023.
Lionel Messi joined Inter Miami in the summer of 2023.

Messi, Inter Miami schedule in May and June 2024

∎May 11: Montreal at 7:30 p.m. (Away)

∎May 15: Orlando at 7:30 p.m. (Away)

∎May 18: DC at 7:30 p.m. (Home)

∎May 25: Vancouver at Time 10:30 p.m. (Away)

∎May 29: Atlanta at 7:30 p.m. (Home)

∎June 1: St. Louis at 7:30 p.m. (Home)

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Messi, Argentina Copa America warmup games in June 2024

Messi will likely join Argentina for two matches before Copa America to warm up before the tournament.

∎June 9: Argentina vs. Ecuador (Soldier Field in Chicago)

∎June 14: Argentina vs. Guatemala (Commanders Field in Landover, Maryland)

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Messi and Argentina’s Copa America 2024 schedule

Messi will likely join Argentina for the Copa America 2024 tournament from June 20-July 14. Argentina is in Group A with Peru, Chile and Canada.

∎June 20: Argentina vs Canada (Mercedez-Benz Stadium in Atlanta)

∎June 25: Chile vs Argentina (MetLife Stadium in New York/New Jersey)

∎June 29: Argentina vs Peru (Hard Rock Stadium in Miami)

∎July 4-5: Copa America Quarterfinals (NRG Stadium in Houston or AT&T Stadium in Dallas)

∎July 9-10: Copa America semifinals (MetLife Stadium in New York/New Jersey)

∎July 13: Copa America third-place game (Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte)

∎July 14: Copa America final (Hard Rock Stadium in Miami)

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Inter Miami matches during Copa America 2024

The MLS schedule will continue during Copa America 2024 tournament with Messi's participation likely affecting these Inter Miami games.

∎June 15: Philadelphia at 7:30 p.m. (Away)

∎June 19: Columbus at 7:30 p.m. (Home)

∎June 29: Nashville at 8:30 p.m. (Away)

∎July 3: Charlotte at 7:30 p.m. (Away)

∎July 6: Cincinnati at 7:30 p.m. (Away)

∎July 17: Toronto at 7:30 p.m. (Home)

∎July 20: Chicago at 7:30 p.m. (Home)

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MLS All-Star Game 2024

Messi could potentially participate in the MLS All-Star Game on July 24 at Field in Columbus, Ohio.

Messi, Inter Miami schedule in August, September, October in 2024

∎Aug. 24: Cincinnati at 7:30 p.m. (Home)

∎Aug. 31: Chicago at 8:30 p.m. (Away)

∎Sept. 14: Philadelphia at 7:30 p.m. (Home)

∎Sept. 18: Atlanta at 7:30 p.m. (Away)

∎Sept. 21: NYCFC at Time TBD (Away)

∎Sept. 28: Charlotte at 7:30 p.m. (Home)

∎Oct. 2: Columbus at 7:30 p.m. (Away)

∎Oct. 5: Toronto at 7:30 p.m. (Away)

∎Oct. 19: New England at 6 p.m. (Home)

Messi, Inter Miami’s 2024 preseason results

∎Jan. 19: Messi played in the first half of Inter Miami’s preseason opener in El Salvador

∎Jan. 22: Messi, Inter Miami lose 1-0 to FC Dallas in second preseason match

∎Jan. 29: Messi scores goal but Inter Miami falls 4-3 to Al Hilal in Saudi Arabia

∎Feb. 1: Injured Messi plays 14 minutes, Inter Miami loses 6-0 to Al Nassr in Saudi Arabia

∎Feb. 4: Messi, David Beckham hear boos after Messi sits out Hong Kong friendly

∎Feb. 7: Messi nearly scores as Inter Miami plays Vissel Kobe in Tokyo

∎Feb. 15: Messi appears healthy in preseason finale vs. Newell's Old Boys

Messi, Inter Miami results in February 2024

∎Feb. 21: Messi goes viral and fuels 2-0 win vs. Real Salt Lake in MLS opener

∎Feb. 25: Messi's late goal leads to draw vs. LA Galaxy

Messi, Inter Miami results in March 2024

∎March 2: Messi, Luis Suárez score two goals each in 5-0 win vs. Orlando City

∎March 7: Messi, Luis Suárez score goals to draw vs. Nashville in Champions Cup

∎March 10: Messi does not play, Inter Miami loses 3-2 to Montreal FC

∎March 13: Messi has goal, assist before injury exit to oust Nashville from Champions Cup

∎March 16: Luis Suárez scores two goals in 3-1 win vs. D.C. United without Messi

∎March 23: Inter Miami falls 4-0 to New York Red Bulls without Messi

∎March 30: Luis Suárez scores in 1-1 draw against New York City FC without Messi

Messi, Inter Miami schedule in April 2024

∎April 3: Without Lionel Messi, Inter Miami falls 2-1 to Monterrey in first leg of Champions Cup

∎April 6: Messi scores goal in 2-2 draw vs. Colorado in return from injury

∎April 10: Messi has assist, but Inter Miami bounced by Monterrey from CONCACAF Champions Cup

∎April 13: Messi had a goal and assist as Inter Miami beat Sporting Kansas City 3-2 in front of 72,610 fans at Arrowhead Stadium

∎April 20: Messi scored two goals with an assist to lead Inter Miami to a 3-1 victory over Nashville SC

∎April 27: Messi dominates with two goals to lead Inter Miami past New England Revolution 4-1

Messi, Inter Miami results in May 2024

∎May 4: Messi makes MLS history with goal, 5 assists in Inter Miami’s 6-2 win vs. New York Red Bulls

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Inter Miami schedule in 2024: Where will Lionel Messi play?