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Messi moves back to top AP soccer rankings

Updated: November 13, 2012, 8:34 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Lionel Messi has returned to the top of the AP Global 10 soccer rankings by breaking Pele's 54-year-old goal-scoring record, while Bayern Munich's stunning form propelled the German side to the top of the team list.

In The Associated Press' weekly rankings, Messi finished far ahead of his closest rival, Mexican striker Javier Hernandez, who was in goal-scoring form for Manchester United over the past week. Messi is just 10 goals away from breaking the all-time calendar-year record ...

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