Which One Do You Prefer: Messi or Ronaldo? Let’s See The Stats.

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Football is one of the most popular sports in the world. There is a lot of love and passion for the game. Every team has their own fan base and supporters and every player has their own fans and supporters. Some people are very passionate in their support of a particular player and that player can become their hero.The FIFA World Cup 2022 is making sure you are prepared for the best competition of the year, let’s take a look at the amazing stats of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are two of the most famous players in the world, and fans are always fighting over which one is better as a player.

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Talking about football and not mentioning Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, it cannot happen. Without these two players, the future of football in the current era is quite impossible, but unfortunately this is going to be their last FIFA appearance. Both the players are ruling the football world for more than a decade, and in the last phase of their illustrious, memorable and golden careers.

Eveyone is praying to see them against each other in the finals and end this World Cup as one of the two winners. The reason for this is also that Portugal’s Ronaldo and Argentina’s  Messi has never been able to make their teams world champions in a long time.

If any of them are able to grab the FIFA World Cup then it would be a great celebration for both of them. But the finals still have some times and before that we can have a look at the achievements of both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

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Cristiano Ronaldo

37-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo has been playing for Portugal since 2003. In the last 19 years, Ronaldo has played 191 matches for Portugal in which he has scored 117 goals. Under Ronaldo’s  captaincy Portugal becomes the champion of the Euro Cup in 2016. Talking about professional football, since 2003, Ronaldo has scored 495 goals in 626 matches played for Manchester United, Real Madrid, Juventus and then Manchester United. Ronaldo has been awarded the FIFA Ballon D’Or award 5 times.

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi, 35, has been playing for Argentina since 2005. In the last 17 years, Messi has played 165 matches for his country in which he has scored 91 goals. Messi, who won the Copa America Cup to Argentina in 2021 by leading the team, has had a professional career just like Ronaldo. Messi, who scored 474 goals in 520 matches for Barcelona from 2004 to 2021, joined the Paris Saint-Germain club in 2021 and scored 13 goals in 39 matches for the club.Means Messi has scored 487 goals in his professional career. Lionel Messi has been awarded the FIFA Ballon d’Or award 7 times.

Messi or Ronaldo

Which one is better?

Which player is better: Messi or Ronaldo? Let’s compare the stats of these two soccer legends. They are both amazing players and are considered the best in the world. Messi is the captain of the Argentinean national team, while Ronaldo is the captain of the Portuguese national team.

Messi vs Ronaldo stats: When stepping out into the world arena, who has more goals? Messi or Ronaldo?

Lionel Messi          Cristiano Ronaldo

151         International caps            180

76           International goals          111

0.5          Goals per game               0.6

Messi vs Ronaldo stats

Messi and Ronaldo are two of the greatest soccer players of all time. However, their stats are very different. If you could choose between Messi or Ronaldo, which would you choose.

Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi: Club goals

Cristiano Ronaldo            Season Lionel Messi

5              2002-03                     –

6              2003-04                     –

9              2004-05                    1

12           2005-06                     8

23           2006-07                    17

42           2007-08                    16

26           2008-09                    38

33           2009-10                    47

53           2010-11                    53

60           2011-12                    73

55           2012-13                    60

51           2013-14                    41

61           2014-15                    58

51           2015-16                    41

42           2016-17                   54

44           2017-18                   45

28           2018-19                   51

37           2019-20                   31

36           2020-21                  38

24           2021-22                   11

3             2022-23                  12

701         Total                       695


The debate of who is better, Messi or Ronaldo, is one that will never be resolved. Messi and Ronaldo are two of the world’s best soccer players. They are both considered to be the world’s best soccer player and have won the FIFA World Player of the Year award 4 times each. However, who do you prefer?

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