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Barcelona’s Lionel Messi from Argentina scored his 86th goal of the year Sunday and broke one of soccer’s most coveted records previously held by Germany’s Gerd Mueller, who has held the mark for the last 40 years.

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Messi scores 86th goal to break 40-year-old record

Arguably the most coveted record in pro soccer is passed Sunday by Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, who scores his 86th and 87th goals of the year to break the 40-year-old, single-season scoring mark.


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