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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 for your viewing pleasure in the video above. Consider it our Monday morning gift to you. Enjoy.
With so many goals to show, the video clocks in at more than 10 minutes. So we figured we would also toss in this link, which is basically a shorter demonstration of La Pulga’s genius. Eat your heart out, Kobe.
Now, back to the record.
German legend Gerd Müller set the record 40 years ago, and if recent form is any indication, the new record probably won’t last that long. At just 25, Messi hasn’t even reached his prime.
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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.
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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.
(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.
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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.