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Beckham confirms ​Inter Miami aspire to sign likes of Messi & Ronaldo

Inter Miami owner David Beckham is targeting two of the biggest names in the sport in the coming years.

There is no doubt that an MLS club would love to get either Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo to play for them - even if it only happens for one or two years.

Beckham hopes he can lure one or both of these global superstars to his recently formed club.

"I have said from day one that our academy system is a massive part of this club and if we can bring players through here that have lived and breathed Inter Miami then that is the goal," he said in an interview, per the Daily Mirror.

"But we also know that being in Miami, our fans want to see the big stars.

"We already have players like Gonzalo Higuain and Blaise Matuidi who add to the glitz and glamour but also going forward we want to have the opportunity to bring some great names in.

"Leo and Cristiano have been mentioned (in the question just asked), they have been at the top of their game and been the best for the last 15 years because of hard work. There is very little luck behind it.

"Sir Alex Ferguson was the master at choosing the right player, he didn't always bring the best player in the world, he brought the right player for the club and that is one of the things that I have taken into this place."

He added: "The player has to be right for the team, still have ambition and want to win.

"So whatever player we talk to, we have to make sure that is a priority.

"Of course, we always want to bring in great players. Miami is a great pull for anyone and those kinds of players (Messi and Ronaldo) are who we aspire to bring here."

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