Despite being doubtful for this match, Messi played and scored a goal after 15 minutes and another 25 minutes of the first stage. That broke the record of 85 goals German striker who had registered in 1972.

The Lionel Messi Rosario today surpassed the record held by Gerd Müller and German anotarle the first two goals of Barcelona 2-1 on Betis became the highest scorer in a calendar year, with a total of 86 screams.

The Argentine scored at 15 and 25 minutes of the first stage. Messi was in doubt for this match because of the injury he suffered last Wednesday against Benfica in the Champions League, but recovered and started.

The 'Torpedo' boasted Müller had scored 85 points with Bayern Munich and the German national team in 1972, a figure that has placed Argentina tonight at 86. The German, 27, had scored 72 points with 13 as his club and international, in a total of 60 games.

However, Leo Messi, just 25, has managed to topple the world record with 86 goals in 66 games, 74 of them in Barcelona and 12 for Argentina, failing even three more games before the end of the year.

The setting of the epic has been the Benito Villamarin in Seville, where Messi only scored one goal so far. Tonight has a brace that finally gave victory to Barcelona.

On Wednesday, the Flea and was ready to beat that mark, against Benfica in the Champions League. He went to Camp Nou to play the last half hour, but in the 85th minute, a collision with the target Artur injury forced him to retire without seeing door.

The image of Messi while clutching his left knee and writhed in pain on a stretcher out later did expect the worst.

However, the only player suffered a blow to the outer side of the knee and three days later, short dress again.

Messi, who is headed to his fourth consecutive Ballon, has once again made history, this time as top scorer in a calendar year of all time

Today Mess entrains a difficult game against an ambitious Betis, however, did not give up and forced the men to Tito Vilanova. Ruben Castro pulled one back before the break and then had enough chances to give a serious dislike to Barca.

With this victory, the fourteenth in fifteen matches, Barcelona remains full of triumphs when traveling and the distance of six points over Atletico Madrid, who just before had beaten Deportivo 6-0 with five goals of the 'Tiger' Falcao, rojiblanco first player that reaches this figure in its history.