Lionel Messi is the regularly hailed as the best player ever, never mind currently, so his name is always going to be used as a tool to help build the hype around a young star.
It may be a little unfair, but it is what it is and many of the players will be stuck with the label for a good couple of years until the realisation comes from those using it that players like Lionel Messi only come round every so often.
Nevertheless, it is a reality off the modern day and GMS felt it was our duty to go through the candidates and pick out the best five after the success of doing the same with Cristiano Ronaldo.
So, click on to find out who are the top five 'new Lionel Messis'...
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