Messi’s Record Breaking Goal

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi scored a goal for the 86th time in year 2012 on Sunday. So what, you might ask? Here is what it is. He broke German great Gerd Mueller’s 40-year-old record for scoring most goals in a year. Mueller had scored a total of  85 goals in the year 1972.

Lionel  Messi  is an Argentine footballer who plays for La Liga club FC Barcelona.

“I’ve said it a lot. It’s nice to beat records but the win for the team is what is important and the points difference at the top,” said Messi after his great achievement.

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