The last embed video I put up was removed by youtube, so I replaced it with another and found a couple more Messi/Maradona comparisons. For those of you who don't know, the Maradona goal from a 1986 World Cup match for Argentina against England is considered one of if not the greatest goal of all time. 21 years later, the young Argentine who many have hailed as the next Maradona somehow eerily replicates the goal in a Spanish League Semifinal Championship match.
see them side by side:
and if you're really a soccer dork, see the Messi goal with the Maradona play by play call:
the video of Maradona and his shorts referenced in the comment section: