Messi better than Pele! ( WORLDWIDE RECORD BREAKER LIONEL MESSI )
LIONEL MESSI is BETTER than Pele â€” and
Barcelonaâ€™s Argentine ace has surpassed
Brazilian hero Peleâ€™s goals record for club
and country in a calendar year.
MESSI et PELE
Messi hit two against Mallorca in a 4-2 win
to take his 2012 tally to 76, nine behind
German Gerd Mullerâ€™s all-time mark.
Peleâ€™s best yearly return was 75 with
Santos and Brazil in 1958. Barca coach Tito Vilanova said: â€œLeoâ€™s records are
â€œItâ€™s spectacular when you think that he
scores so many goals.
â€œSome players reach these numbers in
seven or eight seasons, he does it in one.
And most of his goals are great goals.â€
Messiâ€™s seventh double of the season
increased his league-leading tally to 15
goals. He has 20 in all competitions this
Football club sign up Messiâ€™s baby
LIONEL MESSIâ€™S two-week-old baby has
already signed for a football club!
Argentina outfit Newellâ€™s â€” where football
god Messi played at youth level before
joining Barcelona â€” have snapped up
infant Thiago as a member.
Newellâ€™s will be hoping their decision to
beat the competition early pays off by
Messiâ€™s powers of soccer genius passing
down through his genes to the little lad.
Baby Thiago, who was signed by his
grandfather, is eight years younger than
when his old man joined them in 1995.
The tot was born on November 2 which is one part of a bizarre riddle involving the
current two best players in the world.
Real Madrid ace Cristiano Ronaldo is 869
days older than his great rival Messi.
But astonishingly, Ronaldoâ€™s son â€”
Cristiano Ronaldo Junior â€” is ALSO 869
days older than Messiâ€™s lad.
Goal-getter Messi smashed another record
last night as he reached 76 goals for the
year after a brace in Barcaâ€™s 4-2 win at
Mallorca â€” surpassing Peleâ€™s previous
record of 75.
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