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Who's the greatest? Messi or Maradona

Picking up the ball some 30 yards from goal, ducking inside one, outside a second, and skipping past a third before evading a final defender to dispatch it wide of the on-rushing keeper and into the far corner, it was a goal that would be replayed over and over again.

News stations across Argentina ran it in split screen, with Diego Maradona’s wonderful solo effort from 1986 taking up the other half of the picture. The nation’s finest player was once again being compared to him: 'El Diego'. Except this time the ball was considerably smaller, and the person in question was carrying a stick.

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