Found December 11, 2012 on My Love For The Game:
PLAYERS: Gerd Muller
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 [...]
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