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Inter Miami begins construction on Messi and co.’s new $1billion home


Inter Miami began construction on its new stadium, the club announced Monday, unveiling new photos of the $1 billion complex.

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Discussion Questions:

  1. Who is Lionel Messi?
  2. How has Lionel Messi’s arrival impacted his new team, Inter Miami?
  3. How do you think his arrival has impacted Major League Soccer?
  4. Do you think Inter Miami is a product? If so, how has Messi’s arrival impacted the product?
  5. Why do sports teams want new stadiums?
  6. What is fan experience?
  7. How do you think a stadium impacts the fan experience?
  8. Why do you think Inter Miami is building a new stadium now?
  9. What is revenue?
  10. What are some of the different ways the new stadium will create opportunities for the franchise to generate more revenue?
  11. What are the different ways stadiums are typically financed?
  12. According to this story, how will the new stadium be financed?
  13. Why do you think the project also includes a public park, commercial and entertainment space, a retail center, office space, and a luxury hotel?
  14. Why do you think that concept has become such a popular industry trend?
Chris Lindauer
After working for nearly a decade in professional sports, Chris Lindauer, formed Sports Career Consulting to provide unique sports business education opportunities in and out of the classroom. In the eighteen years (and counting) that followed, Chris has inspired thousands of students to pursue their passions and explore the career of their dreams. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife, two teenage daughters and their dog.


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