Gerd Müller hails ‘incredible’ record-breaking goalscorer Lionel Messi
Gerd Müller hailed Lionel Messi as “an incredible player” after the best canada goose jacket for women Barcelona star broke his record for the most authenitc canada goose outlet store in gta with discount price goals in a calendar year.
Müller grabbed 85 goals for Bayern Munich and West Germany in 1972 and the mark stood for 40 years until canada goose coat 1000 bulbs coupon Sunday night when Messi netted his 85th and 86th goals of an incredible 2012 in Barça’s 2-1 win at Real Betis.
Müller led the tributes on Monday, telling Sport1.de: “My click more record stood for 40 years – 85 goals in 60 games – and now the best player in the world has broken it, canada goose coat 1000 bulbs coupon and I’m delighted for him. He is an incredible player, gigantic.”
Müller, whose record as Germany’s all-time top goalscorer is also under threat from Miroslav Klose, now hopes Messi will add to his tally before the end of the year. “He’s such a nice and modest professional and I hope he gets one or two more goals in 2012 and that he can then hold onto the record for the next 40 years,” he canada goose coat – victoria added. “He’s fantastic. He only buy a canada goose jacket online has one defect and that is that he doesn’t play for Bayern Munich!”
Messi’s Barça team-mates were also in awe of his achievement. The Spain defender Gerard Piqué told El Mundo Deportivo: “Leo is supernatural, he has no limits and we always have to remember everything that he’s given us. We have to enjoy him every single canada goose coat 1000 bulbs lamps minute that we have him now.”
Earlier this year Messi became Barça’s record scorer after moving past the tally of 232 official goals set by buy canada goose jacket edmonton César Rodríguez Alvarez during the 1940s and 50s.
The Argentina captain has also claimed a host of other individual records during a remarkable career that looks certain to include many more memorable moments in the future.
The Barça sporting director, Andoni Zubizarreta, believes the magnitude of Messi’s achievements may not fully sink in until further down the line.
“I’m sure that we will really appreciate Leo’s records over time. They happen so quickly that they seem to be just one more thing. It all seems very simple but it’s very difficult to describe it,” he told Canal Plus.
The man himself was typically modest and insisted he derived canada goose coat 1000 calorie a day diet more pleasure from helping Barça preserve their six-point advantage at the top of the league than he did claiming buy canada goose jacket edmonton another personal landmark. “The record is great for what it means, but the most important thing is that the team won and that we maintained the distance with the teams behind us,” Messi told the club’s website.
“When the year starts the objective is to win it all with the team, personal records are secondary. I’ll try to score more goals to make it more difficult for the next player that tries to break it.”