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Magical Messi surpasses legendary Pele’s mark of 75 goals in calendar year

Magical Messi surpasses legendary Pele’s mark of 75 goals in calendar yearMadrid, Nov 12  : Talismanic forward Lionel Messi surpassed soccer legend Pele''s mark of 75 in a calendar year, as he scored twice against Mallorca on Sunday to help Barcelona bounce back from a rare defeat.

The Argentina star netted twice in the 4-2 win at Mallorca that kept the Catalans three points clear in Spain''s La Liga, leaving him just nine short of Gerd Muller''s all-time record.

The 25-year-old, who became a first-time father earlier this month, was able to put a bit more enthusiasm into his new thumb-sucking celebration than when he scored late in the shock midweek Champions League loss to Scottish side Celtic.

"Leo continually breaks records. His goal tally is spectacular," CNN quoted Barcelona manager Tito Vilanova, as saying. (ANI)


Van Gaal claims he inherited 'a broken' Man U squad

Louis van GaalLondon, July 29 - New boss Louis van Gaal has claimed that he inherited a 'broken' team when the Dutchman took over Manchester United.

Defending champions United finished at the seventh  Read more »

Neymar sports corset on beach post WC back injury

NeymarLondon, July 29 - Brazil star Neymar was recently spotted wearing a corset at a beach in Ibiza after a back injury that ended his tournament in World Cup.  Read more »

Ishant Sharma's absence has hurt us in this Test: Ajit Agarkar

Ishant Sharma's absence has hurt us in this Test: Ajit AgarkarMumbai - Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar said missing out on Ishant Sharma`s services in the ongoing third Test at Southampton has hurt the team in the ongoing match.  Read more »

Lasith Malinga opts for Mumbai Indians over Sri Lankan team in CLT20

Lasith-MalingaColombo: Lasith Malinga has chosen Mumbai Indians over his Sri Lankan side, Southern Express in the Champions League Twenty20 cricket tournament, scheduled to be played in September.  Read more »

Hamilton denies employing 'mind games' against Rosberg in race for F1 title

Lewis-HamiltonLondon, July 18 : Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has said that he is not trying to employ mind games against his teammate Nico Rosberg as both battle for the Formula One championship.  Read more »

Red Bull F1 reserve Felix da Costa to race in Formula E

Antonio-Felix-da-CostaLeicestershire, UK: Amlin Aguri have announced that Red Bull Racing Formula 1 reserve driver, Antonio Felix da Costa, will join the team for the inaugural all-electric FIA Formula E Championship beginning in September.  Read more »