Inter Miami make French World Cup winner their first major signing

David Beckham’s new club complete the signing of Blaise Matuidi from Juventus

Inter Miami have completed the signing of France international Blaise Matuidi after he mutually agreed to terminate the final year of his contract with Juventus.

The World Cup winner will wear the number eight shirt for the Major League Soccer franchise, who resume their inaugural season on August 22nd.

Co-owner David Beckham, who played alongside Matudi at Paris St Germain, said: "I couldn't be happier to welcome my friend Blaise to Inter Miami. He is an exciting and gifted player and a great person."

Matuidi, who turned 33 in April, has won the league title in either Italy or France in seven of the last eight years. He left Paris for Turin for a reported initial fee of €20 million plus another €10m in potential bonuses.