Messi's absence from Miami's final loss reminds us the superstar is human after all, leaving questions about his role in the remainder of the season.
Lionel Messi watched from the sidelines as Inter Miami CF lost 2-1 to the Houston Dynamo in the U.S. Open Cup final after he was not named in the squad due to an injury picked up while on Argentina duty.
Messi has made his debut for MLS side Inter Miami. Here's game-by-game analysis of how the World Cup winner is performing for his new team.
Houston Dynamo FC won its second U.S. Open Cup in team history, beating an Inter Miami team playing without Lionel Messi 2-1 at DRV PNK Stadium on Wednesday.
Lionel Messi's availability for U.S. Open Cup final will come down to a game-time decision, Inter Miami coach Gerardo "Tata" Martino said on Tuesday.
How to stop Lionel Messi? Resurgent Houston Dynamo face a unique challenge ahead of Wednesday's U.S. Open Cup final against Inter Miami.
The tickets may be exorbitant on the secondary market, but Inter Miami's away games are a cultural phenomenon that has to be seen to be believed.
Lionel Messi has 10 goals and three assists in eight games for Inter Miami. Force him deep, man-mark him, it doesn't matter: Messi finds a way.
Adalberto Carrasquilla scored halfway through the 30 minutes of extra time, propelling the host Houston Dynamo to a 3-1 victory over Real Salt Lake in a U.S. Open Cup semifinal match on Wednesday.
Lionel Messi inspired a thrilling comeback to help Inter Miami overcome a 2-0 deficit and beat FC Cincinnati on penalties to reach the final of the U.S. Open Cup after a dramatic night in Ohio.
Lionel Messi will start for Miami in the U.S. Open Cup semifinal vs. Cincinnati, coach Tata Martino said on Monday.
MLS commissioner Don Garber criticized the state of the U.S. Open Cup on Friday, adding he's not all that disappointed about its small audience.
Orlando City secured its first trophy in club history, with Facundo Torres and Benji Michel inspiring the Lions to a 3-0 USOC win over Sacramento.
Facundo Torres scored twice as Orlando City won its first-ever trophy with a 3-0 U.S. Open Cup final victory over the Sacramento Republic Wednesday.
Sacramento Republic has filed a complaint with USSF, alleging that an Orlando staffer was spying on its training session, sources have told ESPN.