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Maradona vs. Messi
by Mike Woitalla, February 16th, 2014 5:38PM

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[VIDEO PICK: Skills & Golazos] You won't regret spending six minutes watching this montage of myriad clips comparing the magical moves of Argentines Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona.

Messi made his pro debut in 2003, five years after Maradona retired. These highlights include Maradona with Boca Juniors, Napoli, Barcelona and Argentina -- and Messi with Barca and Argentina.

If you think they might reveal who was the most spectacular, chances are the conclusion will be a tie.



3 comments
  1. Doug Broadie
    commented on: February 17, 2014 at 12:04 p.m.
    The answer is "YES". Different times and both spectacular. I do like Maradona's hair better.

  1. Valerie Metzler
    commented on: February 17, 2014 at 12:48 p.m.
    What a difference it makes when you don't dive.

  1. Kent James
    commented on: February 18, 2014 at 11:38 a.m.
    Valerie, I agree. How many times did either player get taken down only to pop up faster than anyone else and continue on their way. I think both players' ability to stay on their feet (and continue to dribble) while being physically challenged were crucial aspects to their brilliance. What a pleasure to watch.


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