Messi scored two goals and became the player with most goals in a year

Spain, December 9, 2012

With the two goals he scored against Betis, Lionel Messi surpassed Gerd Müller in goals scored in a single year. In 1972, Bayern Munich striker had 85. Today, the Argentine arrived to 86.

The Argentine star opened the scoring against Betis on Sunday in which was then Barcelona’s victory over Real Betis 2-1. In 2012, he has 86 goals, one ahead of Müller in 1972.

The first goal came in the 16th minute of the first stage. Messi started to run, faked two defenders and hit the goal. The second was after a good pass from Iniesta.