Lionel Messi scored two goals in the FC Barcelona’s win against Mallorca, but only his second successful impressed by beauty. Both came out of the banality by their historical importance. Argentina’s reached to 76 goals in 2012 and exceeded the performance of the legendary Pele, who had succeeded in 1959 with 1 goal less.
Then, the Brazilian scored by 66 times for Santos and 9 times for the Brazilian national football team, while Messi has scored 64 times in 59 matches for FC Barcelona and for the Argentina national team 12 times. But Barcelona star has huge opportunities to strengthen his record by the end of the year.
Messi said before the match against Mallorca, asked if Pele seeks record breaking, that is not an end of it, but he feels motivated by this reference. As proof that equalized and surpassed from the first time.