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Sat 21 April 2007

Dare I say... Better than Maradona?

The goal that is, not the player.

I'm talking about Lionel Messi, and his superb solo goal against Getafe this week.

Shades of Maradona's 1986 World Cup goal against England (not that goal, the other one), Messi's superb solo run for half the length of the pitch, twisting and turning past defenders and finally the keeper oozes quality.

Take a look for yourself here...

Messi

... and for comparison, and a worthy trip down memory lane, check out 'the original' ...

God

Messi? I'd say that was quite 'tidy'.

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