It has been come customary, almost expected, to see Leo Messi break records, but what he accomplished this past weekend is a feat that surely will not be broken for a long time.
Messi scored his 85th and 86th goals of 2012 to lift Barcelona to their latest victory and surpass Gerd Muller as the top scorer in a calendar year, a record that had been held for 40 years. It was just the latest accomplishment in a career filled with many, but nonetheless it was among his most impressive.
His two strikes in this past Sunday’s 2-1 win over Real Betis have been played ad nauseam, but here is a video showcasing each of Messi’s 86 goals this year (Enjoy.):
What do you think of Messi’s record 86 goals? Which goals did you like the best? How many more do you see him scoring before the year ends?
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