5.- The Maradonian Messi from 2007.
In 2007 Lionel Messi scored this AMAZING goal against Getafe 🔥
— Oh My Goal (@OhMyGoalUS) August 22, 2019
This may be the one who started the whole revolution, this version of Messi was the one that put him on the map.
We were going through a time of transition in which Ronaldinho was no longer the best player in the world, we all thought it was Kaka but he only lasted a year at the top.
Cristiano Ronaldo was starting to get recognition but Lionel Messi appeared out of nowhere, this was the year in which he started drawing comparisons with compatriot Diego Maradona.
A handball and that unforgettable goal against Getafe made sure of that, this was really where Messi’s story started taking shape.