In 2024, Lionel Messi will miss at least seven Inter Miami MLS games.

Lionel Messi is getting ready for Inter Miami's inaugural Major League Soccer season, which is scheduled to begin on February 21 against Real Salt Lake.

Messi's national team duties will cause him to miss at least seven games during the 34-game regular season, which coincides with FIFA international holidays and the Copa America 2024.

Messi made only six appearances in the MLS regular season, despite traveling to Inter Miami for the Leagues Cup and winning with the squad.

Luis Suarez, his former Barcelona teammate, will be joining him for the upcoming term, which will heighten anticipation for Inter Miami's possibilities.

Key matches against DC United, NY Red Bulls, Philadelphia Union, Columbus Crew, Nashville, Charlotte, and FC Cincinnati will be affected by Messi's absence.

Due to his unavoidable commitments to the national team, he will be unavailable for key periods of Inter Miami's campaign.

Which could have an impact on how well the team plays in those games.

Lionel Messi's confirmed absences from Inter Miami games for the 2024 MLS season are listed below:

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