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Five ‘new Diego Maradonas' who failed to live up to the hype

2 monthes ago   |   By Football365

The ‘new Diego Maradona' label is one that has gone out of fashion over the last decade, replaced in Argentina and elsewhere by the more modern-sounding but equally undesirable ‘new Lionel Messi' tag.
But between Maradona's prime years and Messi cementing his status as one of the all-time greats, there were plenty who received that ‘new Maradona' title, mostly from over-excited journalists, club directors or coaches.
Of the new Maradona's, it was only Messi who fully justified the predictions, but there were others who did admirably in their quest.
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