Meet Godfrey Chitalu, The Zambian Lionel Messi

Barça's Lionel Messi scored a lot of goals this year. 86 of them, apparently.* That's a record for a soccer player. Or is it? Zambia's Godfrey Chitalu—whose heyday as a player came in the late 1960s and 70s, before he began coaching in the 80s—may have scored 116 goals in 1972. On this week's excerpt from Slate's Hang… » 12/21/12 2:20pm 12/21/12 2:20pm