Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 5/3/12
There is plenty of glory to go around in soccer. Lionel Messi will be disappointed with FC Barcelona's finish to the 2011-12 season, but he will bask in adulation after he broke yet another record. The Barcelona star scored his 68th goal of the season on Wednesday, breaking Gerd Muller's record for most goals in a European season. Messi scored two penalties and a wonderful solo effort against Malaga. His ninth hat-trick of the season gave him 46 goals in the La Liga campaign (two games are left to play). Those league goals, combined with the 14 he has scored...

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