Found December 11, 2012 on
My Love For The Game:
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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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...
With two swift kicks with his left foot, Lionel Messi erased Gerd Muller’s name from the record books and replaced it with his own.
The FC Barcelona superstar scored two first-half goals against Real Betis — his 85th and 86th goals of 2012 — breaking Muller’s record for most goals scored in a calendar year. The German legend set the bar in 1972. Messi passed it on Sunday...
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...
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.
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi tonight broke Gerd Muller’s record of 85 goals in a calendar year as his brace helped Tito Vilanova’s side to a 2-1 win against Real Betis.