Originally written on Top-soCCer  |  Last updated 12/20/12
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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 a look at what the little Argentine has achieved so far.  He has already won three Champions Leagues, five La Liga titles, two World Club championships and an Olympic gold medal just for good measure.Individually, Messi has been awarded the Ballon D’Or for the last three years and he has been the leading scorer in the Champions League for the past four seasons.  This season, he became Barcelona’s all-time record goalscorer, again aged just 25.  So, the fact that two goals against Real Betis recently saw him surpass Gerd Muller’s record of 85 goals in a calendar year should be placed in context as just one of ma...
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