Lionel Messi celebrates setting new goalscoring record

Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Real Betis. Credit: Reuters
Messi celebrates
Messi is congratulated by team mates after scoring his second goal against Real Betis. Credit: Reuters

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Messi sets new goals record

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has broken the all-time record for the number of goals scored in one calendar year. The previous record of 85 was set by Gerd Müller's in 1972.