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Enough with the goals; bring on the trophies

Updated: 2012-12-11 05:52
By Agence France-Presse in Madrid ( China Daily)

Lionel Messi insisted his record-breaking 86-goal haul in 2012 will count for nothing if Barcelona misses out on La Liga and Champions League titles.

The 25-year-old was happier to highlight the win more than the record as his team eyes a domestic and European double.

"I've said it a lot, it's nice to beat records, but the win for the team is what is important and the points difference at the top," said Messi as Barcelona maintained its six-point lead over Atletico Madrid and 11-point gap on Real Madrid.

Enough with the goals; bring on the trophies

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