1. Standard memberSeitse
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    19 Apr '07 06:38
    Oh my goodness!!! 😲

    Did anybody see that tremendous Maradona-like goal of Messi
    in the match between Barcelona and Getafe????

    WOW!!! Pure gold!

    😵

    Too bad it was not against an English team... just like in 86 😉
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    Doug Stanhope
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    19 Apr '07 06:46
    Just like this...

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    Anybody who loves football should love this gorgeous, artistic goal.
  3. where angels play
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    19 Apr '07 07:03
    Originally posted by Seitse
    Oh my goodness!!! 😲

    Did anybody see that tremendous Maradona-like goal of Messi
    in the match between Barcelona and Getafe????

    WOW!!! Pure gold!

    😵

    Too bad it was not against an English team... just like in 86 😉
    He didnt put it in with his hand did he? Cheating Argies all the same.
  4. Standard memberSeitse
    Doug Stanhope
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    19 Apr '07 07:17
    Originally posted by sally cinnamon
    Cheating Argies all the same.
    Still hurts, mate? 😉

    It was the 'hand of God', remember 😵
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    19 Apr '07 07:28
    Originally posted by Seitse
    Still hurts, mate? 😉

    It was the 'hand of God', remember 😵
    hand of a soon to be dead dirty little drug riddled cheat
  6. Standard memberSeitse
    Doug Stanhope
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    19 Apr '07 07:35
    Lmao!

    C'mon, mate, 20 years have passed.

    Football is not that important, is it? You kept the Falklands anyway!
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    19 Apr '07 07:42
    Originally posted by Seitse
    Lmao!

    C'mon, mate, 20 years have passed.

    Football is not that important, is it? You kept the Falklands anyway!
    Id rather have the world cup thanks
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    19 Apr '07 07:50
    Link to the the messi goal. Fantastic goal

    http://www.d1g.com/video/show/899336
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    19 Apr '07 08:06
    Gorgeous indeed!

    I can imagine the emotion of the people in their seats, as he
    advances, and the excitement, and it is a matter of seconds but in
    their hearts they start feeling 'please put it in', and at some point
    does not matter the team at all but just that such a huge display
    of football is crowned by the goal, and... and... damn, I love this sport.
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    19 Apr '07 13:58
    I saw the goal last night and it was pretty fantastic but am I (as a football layman) being ridiculous is suggesting that the goal by Zlatan Ibrahimovic (hopefully you guys know what I am talking about) a few years back was much more impressive?

    The sports journalist on the CBC stated the Messi goal may be the best goal since the 'Hand of God'.
  11. Standard memberSeitse
    Doug Stanhope
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    19 Apr '07 14:26
    Ouch, Ibrahimovic's goal is a legend as well, IMO, and much more
    coming from a national of a country that does not produce such
    fantastic players as Argentina.

    But I think that Messi is better than Ibra's for one single, stupid
    reason: Due to nationality and astonishing similarity with Maradona's
    goal (which is famous worldwide), it's the obligated comparison.

    Don't know what other newspapers are saying, but the poll in
    www.marca.es is impressive (readers' response and debate).
  12. Standard memberrhb
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    19 Apr '07 21:40
    None of those goals compare to the one Paulo Wanchope scored against Man Ure.

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    19 Apr '07 23:06
    Originally posted by rhb
    None of those goals compare to the one Paulo Wanchope scored against Man Ure.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZDnX1sC6l0
    No way. Giggsy's goal in '99 was waaaay better.
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    20 Apr '07 04:04
    None of both. Wanchope dribbles 'nobody' and he is quite a brick when
    moving.

    Giggs final kick is just too violent. Goal is nice, but not with
    the elegance of a ballerina.
  15. Standard memberPalynka
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    20 Apr '07 07:052 edits
    In form, I'd say that Ibrahimovic's goal is probably the best I've ever seen. Maradona's goal, however, it's still the one I'd name as (probably) the best. Not only it's at least as brilliant as Messi's, it's also scored in a World Cup semi-final.

    Edit: That we're even discussing this is a testament of how good Messi's goal is...
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