Gerd Muller

  • Mueller hopes Messi record will last another 40 years December 10, 2012

    Barcelona great Lionel Messi's new mark of 86 goals in a calendar year could last another 40 years, previous record holder Gerd Mueller said on Monday. The 25-year-old forward reached another milestone in his phenomenal career with a La Liga double in Sunday's 2-1 win at Real Betis, beating former...
  • Lionel Messi's pursuit of Muller record on hold November 27, 2012

    Madrid: Former Germany and Bayern Munich striker Gerd Muller's record of 85 goals in a calendar year will stand for a little longer after Barcelona decided to rest Lionel Messi for a midweek outing in the King's Cup against lowly Alaves. The Argentina forward, a favourite to secure a fourth straight...
  • Lionel Messi surpasses Pele's record November 12, 2012

    Lionel Messi surpassed Pele's milestone of goals in a calendar year by scoring for the 75th and 76th time in 2012 to move within nine of Gerd Muller's all-time record as Barcelona won 4-2 at Mallorca in the Spanish league on Sunday. The 25-year-old Argentine forward now needs 10 more goals...