the year 2012

Leo Messi: 30 years old, 30 records
  • All-time scorer for goals scored in a calendar year (91 goals in 2012 for club and country)
  • Most Ballon d’Or award, all time (5)
  • All-time leading scorer for the Argentina National Team (58 goals)
  • Most titles won with a Spanish club, all-time (30, tied with Andrés Iniesta)
  • All-time leading scorer for FC Barcelona (507 goals)
  • All-time assist leader in the Spanish First Division (137 assists)
  • First player to ever score at least one goal against each team in the Spanish First Division in a single season (2012-13)
  • All-time leading scorer in El Clasico history (23 goals)
  • All-time record for goals scored in a calendar year in the Spanish First Division (59 goals in 2012)
  • Only player in history to have scored in six different competitions in the same year more than once (2011 and 2015)
  • Most Golden Shoe awards, all-time (4, tied with CR7)
  • Most top-three finishes in the history of the Ballon d’Or award (10, from 2007 to 2016)
  • Most goals scored in a single season in club football history (73 goals in 2011-12)
  • Highest ever goal total for a Golden Shoe winner (50 goals in the 2011-12 season)
  • Only player in Spanish football history to score 40 or more goals in eight consecutive seasons
  • All-time leading scorer in Barcelona derby history vs Espanyol (17 goals)
  • All-time leader in game-opening goals for a player’s own team in the history of the Spanish First Division (78 goals)
  • Most titles won with FC Barcelona, all-time (30, tied with Andrés Iniesta)
  • All-time leading scorer in the Spanish First Division (349 goals)
  • All-time leading scorer in El Clasico history in games played at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in Madrid (16 goals)
  • Most trebles won, all-time (2, tied with Piqué, Iniesta, Xavi, Dani Alves, Busquets, Pedro and Eto’o)
  • Longest ever consecutive game goal streak in La Liga (34 goals scored over 21 straight games in the 2012-13 season)
  • All-time leading scorer in Spanish Super Cup history (12 goals)
  • All-time leading scorer in games played at Camp Nou (290 goals)
  • Most Champions League titles won, all-time (tied with Seedorf, Eto’o, Iniesta, Xavi, CR7 and Piqué)
  • Only player in the Spanish First Divison history to have scored in 13 consecutive games away from home in the same season (2012-13)
  • Only player in the history of the Spanish First Division to have scored at least 20 goals in 9 consecutive seasons (2008-17)
  • Youngest player in history to win three Ballon d’Or awards (24 years, six months, and 17 days old)
  • Most two-goal games in the history of Spanish First Division (101)
  • Most direct free-kick goals in FC Barcelona history (27)

ALL HAIL THE KING!!!


 (Source: fcbarcelona.com)

Y’all I Think I Got Sonic Forces Figured Out

Okay so I know we are all over the moon about the trailers and game play videos that we have gotten these past few days, but I honestly think that we have been glaring over a pretty CRUCIAL detail from the classic sonic game play video 

Think about what we have heard from the Sega Officials, this is not a Sonic Generations sequel. But how can this be if classic sonic is in the game? How are Sonic’s past enemies here alive and ready to fight? How is it not akin to generations if classic Sonic is alive and here?

But what is he isn’t?

What if this classic sonic isn’t the one from generations at all? But instead, from another dimension? Now I suppose Dr. Eggman may just be referring ro another state of time, but I don’t think the connection stops there. For the most obvious question, how in the WORLD did Eggman take over the world without Sonic to stop him? Its the focus of the game but H O W? In colors, generations and lost world. sonic had made stabs at Eggman claiming “Its like its his job to stop him” because, well? It is. Eggman knows this. He knows it far too well. In generations he went back in time to try to right his wrongs, to redo his errors and end Sonic but time and time again it didn’t happen. So what if Dr.Eggman instead decided to look beyond his world, to another dimension, with another Eggman? But why stop there? Why not bring forth a dimension where Sonic failed? Not only that, but a universe where Chaos destroyed Station Square. A world where Metal Sonic won the race on Starlight Speedway. A world where Shadow never helped to defeat the bio-lizard. A world where the deadly six drained the world of its life? This would explain why Shadow has suddenly switched over to the dark side, why Metal Sonic is still functional, why Zavok is alive and why Chaos is in his earlier forms before he became perfect chaos. 

 Of course, like the Time Eater, Eggman wouldn’t be able to do this on his own, as we have seen with our new villain: 

Now as menacing as he appears, these cubes are so….out of place. It’s strange on why he has all these cubes, and why the trailer makes them look as dramatic as it can. Showing our new villain SURROUNDED by them and then ending the trailer with him hurling them at you. It’s odd. So what are they if the cubes are so important? Well to put it simply,

They’re different dimensions 

Whoever this guy is, he is in control of countless dimensions, more than enough to combine and design a whole new terrible reality. A whole new HORRIFIC dimension, where Sonic has failed, and Eggman reigns supreme. What is the name of this devious villain?

INFINITE 

As in..Infinite worlds?

The clues are right in front of us, and all we had to do was pay attention. The trailer certainly wants to get the point across

Now, I may be jumping the gun on this one, with my head of fan fiction type ideals, and perhaps this new villain will just be connected to whoever you create as your own character, (either it be an evil twin or something like that) but who would want to do this? Who would want to bring total destruction onto a world full of peaceful people? Who would want to see the world burn and fall apart right before their eyes because of their wrong doings? Who would want to see people of the resistance fail hopelessly, desperate to save their once beautiful world? Who would want to team up with Eggman to decimate the world? Who hates Sonic so much that he would want nothing more than to force him to watch as his legacy, friends,home,universe fall apart? WHO IS INFINITE? Well I may be wrong, but there’s only one person who can and will

From the timeline that was erased. From the universe you reversed in Sonic 06. From the world you fought so hard to save and redo, rewriting reality so you could get the happy ending. 

Now, its his turn 

On a side note, Sonic Team knows that sonic 06 was a disaster, and make reference to it in the Sonic story episode in Lego Dimensions. Pretty coincidental or foreshadowing? Some other things we can consider as well could be that in 2012 we first heard rumors of a Sonic game called “Sonic Dimensions” The rumor said that we would be traveling to other universes with different color Sonics that had their own personality. My personal favorite, is a promise of a boss fight of an evil Amy Rose, wishing for Sonic’s pain rather than love. Now the rumor as we know now is false and was debunked and this could very well be a coincidence. However, this rumor broke out in 2012, a year or so after Generations and 1 year before Lost world released in 2013. I think we can safely say that Lost world was at the very least in early stages of production during or sometime after Generations especially with its ambitious game play style. It would have taken more than 2 years to make, with the game play style and everything else. This means, Sonic Forces could had possibly be in the early stages of development a little before Lost World, playing on the idea of different universes.I think it’s also possible that Sonic Forces may had been delayed at some point because of Sonic Boom’s games and tv show, since its not being advertised at the 25th anniversary game. Also is a pleasant time to remember that this happened:

Due to Gravity Falls’s more dark story telling, I think its safe to assume that Alex had some kind of influence on Sonic Forces’s story. Either way, 

We are in for a long deserved fantastic Sonic Game my friends. 

Yuri on Ice interview translation - PASH! 2017/05 (p24-25)

I am pleased to bring you the very first interview with director Sayo Yamamoto!!! You don’t know how much I’ve been waiting for this… This one is pretty general because of course she has never been interviewed before so they are asking her the basics, but it’s very interesting to finally hear things from her perspective too, since she’s the one who started it all. More interviews with her will be appearing in other magazines in the near future, I’m looking forward to those ones too.

Also, I believe a bright future is to be expected for Yuri on Ice, since she seems to have lots of plans…!! (I was shivering typing out the translation, lol)

Translation is under the cut.

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Interview (first appearance in media!)
The world of “Yuri on Ice” that director Yamamoto wanted to create
With 8 notebooks full of notes in one hand, director Sayo Yamamoto has answered our interview for the first time. We have asked her how this new animation that no one had ever seen before was born.

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