The night Leo Messi surpassed Gerd Müller at the Benito Villamarín

Lionel Messi surpassed the legendary West Germany and Bayern Munich striker with his two goals in the first half against Betis back in 2012. The Argentinian needed just 25 minutes to dispel any doubts that he would break Gerd Müller's longstanding world record of 85 goals in a calendar year.

The night Leo Messi surpassed Gerd Müller at the Benito Villamarín

Lionel Messi surpassed the legendary West Germany and Bayern Munich striker with his two goals in the first half against Betis back in 2012. The Argentinian needed just 25 minutes to dispel any doubts that he would break Gerd Müller's longstanding world record of 85 goals in a calendar year.