Soccer: Messi breaks goal-scoring record

Lionel Messi broke the 39-year record for most goals in a single season in a major European league, scoring for the 68th time to eclipse former Bayern Munich striker Gerd Mueller.

The Barcelona forward scored his third goal today against Malaga in the 64th minute of the Spanish league match at the Camp Nou. Mueller scored 67 for Bayern during the 1972-73 season.

Messi has 46 league goals this season, also a record.

- AP

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