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VIDEO: Harrison Afful on cloud nine after exchanging jerseys with Messi

VIDEO: Harrison Afful on cloud nine after exchanging jerseys with Messi

Ghana defender Harrison Afful could not hide his excitement after swapping jerseys with seven-time ballon d’or winner Lionel Messi after a game between Charlotte and Inter Miami in the Leagues Cup playoff in America on Saturday, August 12, 2023.

The Charlotte defender lasted the entire duration as his team suffered a 0:4 defeat to Inter Miami in the quarterfinal of the Leagues Cup.

After the game, the former Black Stars right-back exchanged jerseys with Lionel Messi, sharing a broad smile as he walked away.

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Josef Martinez opened the floodgates for Inter Miami from the spot as early as the 12th minute with Thomas Taylor doubling the lead in the 32nd minute of the game.

In the 78th minute, Charlotte FC player Adilson Malanda scored an own goal before Messi sealed the victory for Inter Miami with an 86th minute finish.

The victory means Inter Miami have gone five games unbeaten.

Watch the video below:

 

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