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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.
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Lionel Messi's father claims only a 'catastrophe' would lead his son to consider a move away from Barcelona .
The mercurial Argentine playmaker has already etched his name into Camp Nou folklore, and appears destined to go on breaking records for many years to come.
As a graduate of the famed Barcelona academy system, Messi has strong ties to the club that helped to...
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...
Gerd Müller’s 40 year old record fell before the 25th minute, as Lionel Messi scored his 85th and 86th goals of the year against Real Betis on Sunday. At halftime Barca were up 2-1 at the Estadio Benito Villamarín. More to come..The post Already Broken: Messi Becomes Record Goal Scorer Before Halftime appeared first on The Soccer Daily.
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...
Lionel Messi scored his 87th and 88th goals of the year as Barcelona defeated Córdoba CF 2-0 in their first leg Copa del Rey match at the Arcangel Stadium on Wednesday. Goals - Messi 10, 73 Córdoba CF - Saizar, José Fernández, Gaspar, Alberto, Fuentes, López Garai, Caballero, Pedro, Fede Vico, Dubarbier, Rennella Barcelona - Pinto Alves, Pique, Mascherano, Alba...
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.
Lionel Messi scored his 87th and 88th goals of the year Wednesday to give Barcelona a 2-0 win at second-tier club Cordoba in the first leg of the round of 16 in the Copa del Rey.
Having broken German great Gerd Mueller's 40-year-old record for most goals in a year on Sunday, Messi added to his tally in the 11th minute by tapping into an empty net from David Villa's pass...
Gerd Mueller is calling 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 Mueller's 40-year-old record for goals in a calendar year.
Mueller tells Sport1.de ''my record stood for 40 years - 85 goals in...
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JOHN LEICESTER AP Sports Columnist `Tis the season for making merry and for choosing our top sports men and women of the year, two distinctly separate annual rituals that in fact dovetail neatly, because part of the joy and merriment of following sports is debating who is best at them.
This being an Olympic year, we were spoiled for choice 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...
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I realize we’re a day late, but whatever. We wanted to give Lionel Messi some love for his 2012 season, which will undoubtedly secure him FIFA Player of the Year… again. Is Messi the best ever?
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