Found December 09, 2012 on The Soccer Daily:
PLAYERS: Lionel Messi
Gerd Müller’s 40 year old record fell before the 25th minute, as Lionel Messi scored his 85th and 86th goals of the year against Real Betis on Sunday. At halftime Barca were up 2-1 at the Estadio Benito Villamarín. More to come..The post Already Broken: Messi Becomes Record Goal Scorer Before Halftime appeared first on The Soccer Daily.
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