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The magic of Messi and golden oldies

April 10, 2012
By Norman Hubbard
Norman Hubbard is ESPNsoccernet's resident anorak. If you have any questions on football facts, statistics or trivia, please send them to and he'll try to answer as many as possible.

With Lionel Messi becoming the all-time top scorer for Barcelona, it made me wonder: what major records remain for him to beat? Chris Kreft asked.

Quite a lot, if he wants to. Messi has replaced Cesar Rodriguez as Barcelona's record goalscorer but the Spaniard, who struck ...

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