Messi extends goal-scoring record

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi scored his 89th and 90th goals of 2012 during last night’s 4-1 victory over title challengers Atletico Madrid. After Messi recently overtook legendary striker Gerd Muller’s record of 85 goals in a calendar year, Brazilian club Flamengo claimed that Zico had scored 89 in 1979.