Friday, April 20, 2007
Messi's incredible Maradona wonder goal
Did you catch Barcelona's Argentinian wonderkid Leo Messi's spectacular goal against Getafe? The goal was remarkably identical to the one scored by Diego Maradona against England in the 1986 World Cup - some say the best goal in World Cup history. I've been a big fan of Messi - he and Ronaldinho are the only reasons why I watch Barcelona and the Spanish La Liga - and I'm having goose bumbs watching the above clip that shows a side by side comparison between Maradona's goal (left) and Messi's strike. The new Maradona has arrived! Oh, and don't forget to turn up the volume when you watch the clip. There are more clips on YouTube here. The Telegraph has a nice write-up asking if Messi's goal is better than Maradona's. It also has this nice graphic:
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