adidas Launches F50 to Celebrate Messi’s Goal Record

adidas is proud to celebrate goal record breaker Leo Messi and announce the exclusive and limited edition “Messi 371” adizero F50. Four-time Ballon d’Or winner Leo Messi has truly torn up the history books over the years, breaking many records in the process but his impressive 371 goal haul at the age of 26 surely confirms his place as one of the best players to ever play the...
Via 90Soccer
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Messi’s new record places him among football’s all-time greats

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...
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December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi: Untouchable?

The little Argentinian recently broke Gerd Muller’s record for most goals in a calendar year with his eighty sixth strike of 2012. As it turns out however, the record may not have been Muller’s in the first place. The Zambian FA recently launched a case to demonstrate that a player by the name of Godfrey Chitalu, scored 107 goals in 1972 thereby making him the real record holder...
Via Finishers Forum
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Godfrey Chitalu’s Feats in 1972 Cast Doubt Over Lionel Messi’s Goal Record

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...
December 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Does Messi’s New Record Set Him Apart From The Rest?

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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December 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Muller Congratulates ‘incredible’ Messi

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.
Via Ghanasoccernet
December 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Muller congratulates Messi on record

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 "my record stood for 40 years - 85 goals in 60 games - and now...
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December 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi Breaks Gerd Muller’s Record for Most Goals in Calendar Year

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...
December 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi Passes Pele’s Goal-Scoring Mark, Eyes Gerd Muller’s All-Time Record

We don’t know if Pele was watching when Lionel Messi scored his first goal on Sunday. If “O Rei” (the King) happened to tune in after Messi scored again, he would have seen the FC Barcelona superstar leaving him in the dust. Messi’s pair, goals number 75 and 76 of 2012, moved him past Pele on the list of all-time top scorers in a calendar year. The Argentine is nine goals...
November 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi Breaks Gerd Muller's Record for Goals in European Soccer Season

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...
May 03, 2012  |  Discuss

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