While Vas was clearly hopeful of seeing Messi in the striking pink colours of Inter Miami, Beckham himself played down the possibility of the signing happening.
“I’ve always said I want the best players in our club and playing in our shirt because there’s a certain expectation.
“Unfortunately, sometimes it can be a bad thing. But most of the time it’s a good thing.
“When I first started this project, people were saying ‘This guy is coming, that guy is coming, [Cristiano] Ronaldo is coming, Messi’s coming.’ At the end of the day, we need to win, whether it’s with the young kids or stars.