Magnificent Messi leads the way but is not a unanimous pick: The best player I have seen

Shaka Hislop and Steve Nicol clash over Lionel Messi's standing after his UCL showing vs. Chelsea in 2018.

Ale Moreno feels competing with Cristiano Ronaldo for the Ballon d'Or is the ultimate fuel for Lionel Messi.
Over the years, our writers have been present for some of the game's greatest occasions. In the latest installment of a multi-part series, they reveal the best player they have ever seen in person. Lionel Messi dominates the category, while there are mentions for the likes of Diego Maradona, Kaka and Peter Schmeichel.
Graham Hunter's pick: Lionel Messi
I am a child of the Pele-Johan Cruyff-Franz Beckenbauer-Eusebio-George Best era. I not only lived through Diego Maradona's fledgling years but...