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VIDEO: Lionel Messi Scores 86th Goal

Messi breaks Gerd Muller's 40-year old record for goals in a calendar year.

By James Carr December 10, 2012, 03:12 PM EST

Lionel Messi scored twice on Sunday to give him 86 goals in 2012, breaking the 40-year record Gerd Muller held with 85 goals. Messi shone desipte midweek injury fears, scoring both of Barcelona's goals on the day. 

Got time for all 86? Enjoy. This is once in a lifetime.


James Carr wrote for The Shadow League. 

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