Inter Miami travel to Atlanta for their second league meeting of the season against the United on Saturday.
Lionel Messi has been involved in 16 Miami goals in 11 games across all competitions since debuting with the club on July 21. Messi has 11 goals and five assists in that span.
But he won't be playing in the match, multiple media outlets reported. Coming off of duty with Argentina's national team, Messi did not make the trip to Atlanta.
Why isn't Messi playing vs Atlanta?