VIDEO: Former Liverpool attacker scores wondergoal compared to Maradona

Maxi Rodriguez

And no it's not a Luis Suarez-esque handball, it's Maxi Rodriguez' dribbling ability which is picking up the plaudits.

Liverpool fans will reflect that despite a few flashes of brilliance, they never really got to see the best of Maxi Rodriguez on a consistent basis.

Under-utilised during the 2011/12 season by Kenny Dalglish, Rodriguez had seemingly made up his mind to return to his native Argentina with Brendan Rodgers unable to convince him otherwise.

He signed for Newell's Old Boys, where he has been able to compete in South America's top competition the Copa Libertadores.

It was in the Argentine championship this weekend where he has been turning heads, with a stunning goal against Racing de Avellanda.

Rodriguez struck an 86th minute winner for his side, and it was quite special. So good in fact that Spanish newspaper Marca have dubbed it 'Maradona-esque.'

It may not have been quite in the same league as Diego Maradona's 1986 solo-goal against England, but we can certainly see what they are getting at.

Check it out below...

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