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.