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Is Lionel Messi the Greatest Ever? And a Rookie Card Gallery.

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Editor’s Note: There is little argument that Lionel Messi is the greatest soccer player currently playing the beautiful game and among the most popular athletes in the world. Today, in a RookieCards.com exclusive article we explore the possibility that Messi might be the best ever. Additionally, we’d like to open a discussion about Lionel Messi rookie cards. Leo has several rookies but there are only a few from Europe and South America that can lay claim to being the true rookie card. Please share your thoughts using the comments section below. Is Lionel Messi The Greatest Soccer Player Ever? The...

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Searching for Santos: Identifying Pele’s Rookie Card.

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There I was… IN THE JUNGLE. OK, it’s not the jungle but it is Brazil, Rio de Janeiro to be specific, a twelve hour flight from Los Angeles and I’m on a mission of sorts to discover the great Pele’s rookie card. Where better to start than the land of Pele’, a.k.a. O Rei, The Black Pearl, Santos, Edwin de Nascimento, the greatest soccer player to ever lace ‘em up? An international superstar, least of all in the United States, but even in the U.S. a one-word celebrity like Elvis or Madonna. His name synonymous with soccer, any child on...

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