Tag: Gerd Muller

  • Greatest Scorers of All-Time in Europe’s Top Leagues

    Greatest Scorers of All-Time in Europe’s Top Leagues

    Lionel Messi breaking Telmo Zarra’s record for most goals in the history of Spanish football is an excellent opportunity to check out the greatest scorers of all-time in the rest of Europe’s top leagues: England, France, Germany and Italy.

  • 10 Best Goalscorers in International Football

    10 Best Goalscorers in International Football

    Miroslav Klose is very close to becoming the all-time leading goal scorer in world cup history, and is also one goal away from entering the top 10 of all-time leading scorers in international football. Missing the match against France didn’t help, with Gerd Müller just one goal in front of him before he joins the likes of Pele and Ferenc Puskas.

  • Greatest All-Time Scorers in Football Leagues

    Now that Lionel Messi is past the 200 La Liga goals mark in his career before his 26th birthday, it’s safe to assume that at the current rate of scoring he might be the top scorer in the Spanish first division, All-Time, before the end of 2013. He’s the only one in Europe’s major leagues even close to the greatest scorers ever in each division.

  • Lionel Messi, All 86 Goals in 2012

    Lionel Messi, All 86 Goals in 2012

    The chase is over, and we can move on to more important things. Gerd Muller no more, Lionel Messi now owns another scoring record. After setting the all-time best in a La Liga season, the history of Barcelona and in one season of Champions League football, Messi now owns the record for most goals in a calendar year, currently setting it at 86.

  • Lionel Messi – All 76 Goals in 2012

    Lionel Messi – All 76 Goals in 2012

    One down, only one more to go. By scoring twice on his last match for Barcelona, Lionel Messi reached 76 goals in 2012. Not the all-time record, but good enough for second place, or the best among South American players.

  • All-Time Leading Goalscorers for the Top 20 National Teams

    The end of a major international tournament, like Euro 2012 that just ended, is a good chance for some statistical brushing up. This time? The greatest scorers for the best national teams in history, from Brazil, through Italy and Germany to even Mexico and Austria, with some great names like Gabriel Batistuta and Theirry Henry popping up.

  • The Most Goals Scored in a Single European Season

    Lionel Messi became the first player to score 60 goals since Gerd Muller hit 67 for Bayern in 1972-1973. With more than a month of football left, Messi should set a new record for goals in a single season for club competitions in Europe.

  • Lionel Messi Doesn’t Have Many Goal Scoring Records Left to Break

    Lionel Messi keeps can’t stop scoring, reaching 60 goals in all competitions for Barcelona this season after bagging a brace against Zaragoza, becoming the first player in Europe to score 60 since Gerd Muller, who played for Bayern Munich, in the 1972-1973 season.

  • Cristiano Ronaldo at 100 Goals and Other Statistical Ponderings

    Half a day after Cristiano Ronaldo scored two goals at Lyon, making it his 99th and 100th goals for Real Madrid. Twenty Four hours after Lionel Messi nailed his hat trick, making it 202 goals for Barcelona in his career. The comparisons can’t, won’t stop. But the goals just won’t stop.

  • Blast From the Past – Bayern Win Their First European Cup

    Getting ready for the champions league final – Bayern won their 22nd league title in Germany, beating out perennial losers Schalke by 5 points. Two weeks from today the German giants will meet Inter Milan in Madrid, and for those who like to remember the good ol’ days or just watch some old soccer vids, this is for you.