Messi last night broke another record of most number of goals in a calendar year .Previously this record was held by the great Germany and Bayern Munich striker Gerd Muller. Gerd Muller netted incredible 85 goals in 1972 to set up the record which lasted more than twenty years .
Messi after breaking the record wrote on Facebook that
“It was important to win the game today and pretty amazing to beat Gerd Müller’s 85 goal record.”
“A really big thank you to all my team-mates and fans who have made this possible!”
“Thank you very much for your incredible support. I could not have done this without you!”
Not only this one but last month Messi also broke the 75 goal record of Pele which he set in 1958 .
Apart from these Messi also is the top scorer in all official competitions with 289 goals for Barcelona .
1) Messi is the all time top scorer of Barcelona.
2) Messi is the top scorer of LA LIGA with total 192 goals
3) Messi holds the record of most number of hatricks in all competitions which are 21
4) Messi also holds the record of most number of hatricks overall in LA LIGA which are 15 .
Apart from these records Messi also twice has won FIFA Balon d’OR which is also a record in itself because no other player in the world has achieved it before .
Records a side , currently Barcelona is the best club in the world and is considered a dominating force and you can say that Messi played a pivotal role in making it .