This past Sunday, Argentinian forward Lionel Messi shattered a 40-year-old record when he scored his 86th goal of 2012. The milestone, which came in a 2-1 Barcelona victory over Real Betis, put him ahead of German legend Gerd Mueller who previously held the mark for most goals in a single calendar year.
The goal which tied the 1972 mark came in the 16th minute of action; the record-breaking score came in the 25th.
Check out all of Messi’s goals from the year that was (yes, all 86) in the video below:
(Kudos The Big Lead)