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 25yearold forward reached another milestone in his phenomenal career with a La Liga double in Sunday's 21 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 alltime record as Barcelona won 42 at Mallorca in the Spanish league on Sunday. The 25yearold Argentine forward now needs 10 more goals...