Lionel Messi may reach a record 85 goals in a calendar year in Wednesday's Champions League clash with Benfica but his team coach Tito Vilanova said that came second to Barcelona's performance.
Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona. Messi may reach a record 85 goals in a calendar year in Wednesday's Champions League clash with Benfica, but coach Tito Vilanova said this comes second to Barcelona's performance.
The Argentine ace, 25, has scored 84 goals in matches so far this year, one short of the record set by German player Gerd Mueller in 1972, and has the chance to match and even beat it when Barca host the Portuguese side.
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