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How goal king 'Der Bomber' Mueller crashed

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Lionel Messi broke Gerd Mueller's 40-year-old record on Sunday for the most goals scored in a single year, but the lifestyles of 'Der Bomber' and the magical Argentine could not be more different. 

West German forward Gerd Mueller (R) scores against Australia in 1974 in Hamburg. Lionel Messi broke Mueller's 40-year-old record on Sunday for the most goals scored in a single year, but the lifestyles of 'Der Bomber' and the magical Argentine could not be more different.

Messi was in double form for Barcelona at Real Betis to put his goal tally for the calendar year onto an incredible 86 -- one more than the previous record of 85 set by Mueller in 1972 for Bayern Munich and West Germany.

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