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adidas Launches F50 to Celebrate Messi’s Goal Record

adidas is proud to celebrate goal record breaker Leo Messi and announce the exclusive and limited edition “Messi 371” adizero F50. Four-time Ballon d’Or winner Leo Messi has truly torn up the history books over the years, breaking many records in the process but his impressive 371 goal haul at the age of 26 surely confirms his place as one of the best players to ever play the...
Via 90Soccer
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Klose to make decision on future

Miroslav Klose has hinted that he might leave Lazio when his contract expires in the summer and could return to the club where he started his career, Kaiserslautern. The 36-year-old striker has enjoyed two productive seasons with the Biancoceleste, while he is only one goal away from breaking Gerd Muller's all-time scoring record for Germany. Injury has prevented him from appearing...
Via Fox Soccer
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Why Purists and Football Romantics Should Hope for a Bayern Munich Win Against Manchester City

Bayern Munich and Manchester City are two clubs that could hardly be more distinct from one another. Bayern’s rise as a European giant with a tradition steeped in history after generations of hard work, success and self ownership that led to the identity they possess today is a sharp contrast in comparison to the drastic and artificially-induced rise of nouveau riche Manchester...
Via Bundesliga Talk
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

American Soccer Pioneer Phil Woosnan Dies Aged 80

One of the pioneers of the sport in North America, Phil Woosnam passed away this week  in Marrieta, Georgia after a long illness. He was 80 years old. Along with Clive Toye, Woosnam was the driving force behind the foundation and eventual success of the North American Soccer League (NASL). The Welshman came to Atlanta in 1966 after a career in English football that included stints...
Via Bundesliga Talk
July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Champions League: The Semi-final Preview

An enthralling and exciting semi-final slam awaits us. Four European giants, who play some of the most brilliant football ever seen throughout, battle it out for the chance, the opportunity to take the most prestigious club competition on the continent. Who are the favorites? Who are the underdogs? Here’s our world-class (somewhat) preview of what potentially awaits us all.  ...
Via O-Posts
April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Play The Messi Way – Keep the game beautiful

Play The Messi Way – Keep the game beautiful - originally posted on Soccerlens.comIf Ryan Giggs is shattering records in the Premier League, Lionel Messi is doing the same on a much larger scale and getting a lot more attention for it. From breaking Gerd Muller’s record of scoring most goals in a year to becoming the first player to win four Ballon d’Or awards in a row. Messi...
Via Soccerlens
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Germany: All-time football records

Germany: All-time football records - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Germany has a long and rich history when it comes to the beautiful game with the country divided due to politics until the fall of the Berlin Wall and the demise of the old Soviet Union. Here are ten football records related to Germany national football team: Most capped player No one can get anywhere near...
Via Soccerlens
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

World Cup: All-time Records

World Cup: All-time Records - originally posted on Soccerlens.comThe World Cup is the biggest event in international football. Spain are the current holders of the World Cup and the next tournament will be held in Brazil 2014. Here are ten of the great achievements from the chapters of World Cup records: Most wins Brazil have won the World Cup more than any other nation with a...
Via Soccerlens
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Watch: All Of Lionel Messi’s 91 Goals From His Record Year

Barcelona forward, Lionel Messi, broke a 40-year-old record held by Gerd Muller for the most goals in a calendar year. The previous record of eighty five goals was shattered earlier this month and he went on to add five more goals before the winter break in Spain.
Via The Roosevelts
December 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Messi’s new record places him among football’s all-time greats

It is incredible to think that Lionel Messi is only 25-years-old.  Having just broken the 40-year-record for the number of goals scored by an individual in a calendar year, it is easy to forget Messi’s age, particularly considering that he has broken so many records previously.  In fact, it makes you wonder what more can Messi achieve?But before looking ahead, let’s just take...
Via Top-soCCer
December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi: Untouchable?

The little Argentinian recently broke Gerd Muller’s record for most goals in a calendar year with his eighty sixth strike of 2012. As it turns out however, the record may not have been Muller’s in the first place. The Zambian FA recently launched a case to demonstrate that a player by the name of Godfrey Chitalu, scored 107 goals in 1972 thereby making him the real record holder...
Via Finishers Forum
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Baker: Villa showing maturity

Juventus striker Nicklas Bendtner has undergone successful surgery on a thigh injury, the Serie A club have confirmed. The on-loan Arsenal forward was treated in London by Arsenal consultant Ernest Schilders after suffering the injury in last week's Coppa Italia meeting with Cagliari. A statement on Juve's official website confirmed that the 24-year-old has had the adductor...
Via Fox Soccer
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Man City back standing fans

Juventus striker Nicklas Bendtner has undergone successful surgery on a thigh injury, the Serie A club have confirmed. The on-loan Arsenal forward was treated in London by Arsenal consultant Ernest Schilders after suffering the injury in last week's Coppa Italia meeting with Cagliari. A statement on Juve's official website confirmed that the 24-year-old has had the adductor...
Via Fox Soccer
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Vilanova: Messi’s Not Focused On Breaking The Record

Tito Vilanova has explained why he won’t protect Lionel Messi from injuries, insisted his No10 is not preoccupied by surpassing Gerd Muller’s landmark, and discussed why Barcelona will have it tough in the Round of 16.
Via Ghanasoccernet
December 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Zambians Lay Claim To Lionel Messi’s Goal Record

Zambians contest Lionel Messi's calendar year goals record Zambians are contesting Lionel Messi’s record of the Most Goals scored in a calendar year. The Barcelona forward smashed the long-standing record of German great Gerd Muller by hitting his 86th goal this year over the weekend in the La Liga match at Real Betis. According to seasoned Zambian broadcaster Dennis Liwewe...
Via Ghanasoccernet
December 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Zambia Fa: Messi´s Record Belongs To Chitalu

Lionel Messi The Zambian FA has claimed Godfrey Chitalu holds the record for most goals scored in a calendar year, rather than Barcelona’s Lionel Messi. The Argentine netted his 86th goal of 2012 in Barcelona’s 2-1 win over Real Betis at the weekend to break Gerd Muller’s long-standing record, but the African nation’s governing body insists former Kabwe Warriors star scored...
Via Ghanasoccernet
December 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Taiwanese Animators Ask If Lionel Messi’s Goal-Scoring Records Are Enough To Make Him All-Time Great (Video)

Lionel Messi catches everything he pursues, when it comes to goal-scoring records. On Sunday, the FC Barcelona and Argentina superstar scored his 86th goal of 2012, breaking Gerd Muller’s record for most goals in a calendar year (though Muller’s ownership of the record is under dispute). The expert animators at Taiwan’s Next Media told Messi’s tale — as only they can —...
Via NESN.com
December 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Watch All Of Lionel Messi’s 86 Goals In 2012

Lionel Messi has smashed Gerd Muller record of goals in a calendar year With 86 goals to his name in 2012, Lionel Messi is now “supernatural.” Just ask one of his teammates. Messi scored twice more over the weekend in FC Barcelona’s 2-1 victory over Real Betis in Spain’s La Liga. The goals gave Messi 86 in the 2012 calendar year, an all-time record. All 86 goals are available...
Via Ghanasoccernet
December 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Godfrey Chitalu’s Feats in 1972 Cast Doubt Over Lionel Messi’s Goal Record

Lionel Messi has bathed in adulation since he broke Gerd Muller’s record for most goals in a calendar year, but the record might not have belonged to Muller in the first place. Zambia’s Godfrey Chitalu reportedly scored 107 goals in 1972. FIFA never officially recognized his goal tally, but the Zambian Football Association is submitting evidence to world soccer’s governing...
Via NESN.com
December 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Does Messi’s New Record Set Him Apart From The Rest?

About a month ago, I remember I was watching a game between Barcelona and some other team, Messi was playing and he scored. The commentator said something along the lines of “Messi is close to breaking Pelé’s record of 75 goals in a year, but it’s highly doubtful that he’ll beat Gerd Muller’s record of [...]
Via My Love For The Game
December 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Muller Congratulates ‘incredible’ Messi

Gerd Muller has praised Lionel Messi, describing him as “the best player in the world”, after the Barcelona star broke his record for most goals in a calendar year.
Via Ghanasoccernet
December 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: All 86 of Lionel Messi's record breaking goals

This weekend Barcelona and Argentina striker Lionel Messi broke one of the most respected records in world sports with his 85th and 86th goals of the 2012 calendar year.  German legend Gerd Muller had held the recognized mark with 85 goals scored in 1972.  The 86 goals include an incredible 56 scored in 36 La Liga games, 3 in the Spanish Cup, 2 in the Spanish Super Cup, 13 in European...
Via Awful Announcing
December 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Muller congratulates Messi on record

Gerd Muller called Lionel Messi "the best player in the world" after the Barcelona forward broke the German's scoring record . Messi scored his 85th and 86th goals of 2012 on Sunday in the Spanish league, breaking Muller's 40-year-old record for goals in a calendar year. Muller tells Sport1.de "my record stood for 40 years - 85 goals in 60 games - and now...
Via AP on Fox
December 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Top Ten Goalscorers in a Single Year

Top Ten Goalscorers in a Single Year - originally posted on Soccerlens.comLionel Messi has just become the most prolific goalscorer in a single year, here is our take on the top ten of all time. 1) Lionel Messi – 86 goals in 2012* – Barcelona and Argentina Messi is widely hailed as the greatest football player to have ever graced the game. He personifies the philosophy of football...
Via Soccerlens
December 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Messi makes history, but a Betis star is born

Messi makes history, but a Betis star is born - originally posted on Soccerlens.comLionel Messi hogged the headlines, of course, when he finally broke Gerd Muller’s record for most goals in a calendar year. Although the Madrid papers were delighted that Radamel Falcao gave them an excuse not to lead on this astonishing achievement: AS led on “Insatiable Falcao” and tucked...
Via Soccerlens
December 10, 2012  |  Discuss

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