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Lionel Messi Breaks Telmo Zarra’s La Liga All-Time Goalscoring Record

Posted on 22 Nov, 2014, by in Featured, Soccer

It was only a matter of time before Lionel Messi was finally crowned as the greatest scorer in the history of the Spanish La Liga, reaching 253 league goals with a hat trick in a 5-1 win for Barcelona over Sevilla, leaving the record of Telmo Zarra behind. More

Lionel Messi, Now Officially Greater Than Diego Maradona

Posted on 15 Jun, 2013, by in Soccer

At least when it comes to goal scoring for the national team, Lionel Messi had Diego Maradona beat, although there’s no other reason to be really impressed with a hat trick in a friendly match for Argentina against Guatemala. But for those looking for every possibly line of comparison between the two, moments like these are pure gold. More

Lionel Messi, All 86 Goals in 2012

Posted on 10 Dec, 2012, by in Soccer

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. More

Lionel Messi – Just Breaking Another Goal Scoring Record

Posted on 29 Oct, 2012, by in Soccer

Sometimes, I don’t really understand how the Ballon d’Or for 2012 is even a question. Lionel Messi has won it three times in the past, and should win a fourth. When you’re about to break the record for goals in a calendar year, after already setting records for goals in the league, Champions League and an entire season, there shouldn’t be any debate. More

Lionel Messi Makes it Look Too Easy (Barcelona vs Leverkusen)

Posted on 7 Mar, 2012, by in Soccer

Lionel Messi became the first player in Champions League history to score 5 goals in one match. Forget about Barcelona beating Leverkusen 7-1 and the aggregate score of 10-2. I don’t know what Guardiola is planning for next year and his future in the game, but it seemed like Messi and the rest put on a show just to convince him to stay. More

Another All-Star Game, Another Kobe Bryant Record

Posted on 27 Feb, 2012, by in NBA

Kobe Bryant didn’t win the MVP, but he got what he wanted from the 2012 All-Star game. Setting records is something of a quest for Bryant, and breaking Michael Jodan’s record for most points in the All-Star games was on his mind all night, while Kevin Durant led the West to the win, winning the MVP, while LeBron James, who was just as good, came up just short for the East. More

All of Robin van Persie’s Goals in 2011

Posted on 1 Jan, 2012, by in Soccer

Robin van Persie’s winning goal against QPR was his 17th goal of the season and 35th in the Premier League for 2011, just shy of Alan Shearer’s record (36) and a new record for Arsenal, breaking Thierry Henry’s 34 from 2004. More