1. The number of goals in the top 5 European leagues
Cristiano Ronaldo holds the record for the most goals in Europe’s top 5 leagues with a total of 495 goals, including 311 in La Liga with Real Madrid, 103 in the Premier League with Manchester United and 81 goals in Serie A while playing for Juventus.
Meanwhile, with Lionel Messi, he now has 487 goals, including 474 times in La Liga while contributing to Barcelona and 13 goals with the current team, Paris Saint-Germain. With Ligue 1 still up to 21 matches, the opportunity for El Pulga to have 8 more goals and even break CR7’s record is still wide open.
2. Number of goals in Europe in club colors
Considering this parameter, CR7 is still leading with a total of 701 goals in all European club competitions, including 450 goals for Real Madrid, 145 goals for Manchester United, 101 goals for Juventus and 5 times hit the net when he was still wearing Sporting Lisbon.
This number on Messi’s side is 695 goals, with 673 times on the electronic board for Barca and 23 times for PSG. With only 6 more goals behind Ronaldo, the ability for the Argentine superstar to surpass his rival’s statistics this season is very high.
3. Champions League Goals
The Champions League is considered a tournament that brings pride to Ronaldo when he has been crowned 5 times in this playground, and holds the record for the highest scorer in C1 history with 140 goals.
However, Messi is still trailing behind with 11 worse goals when El Pulga also has 129 times in Europe’s most prestigious club-level playground. However, in the long run, the pursuit of M10 and CR7 may also be threatened when two stars, Erling Haaland and Kylian Mbappe, are advancing very quickly in recent years.
4. Champions League assists
Surprisingly, in terms of assists, Ronaldo is surpassing Messi in the Champions League when he has helped his teammates to score 41 times, a record in the history of the tournament. However, this achievement can also be surpassed when Messi currently has 40 assists and he can completely increase this number when PSG has reached the eighth round of C1 this year.
5. Team Level Goals
In this respect, Ronaldo is really an irreplaceable monument when he has 118 international goals for Portugal and CR7 still wants to continue to contribute to the European Selecao in the near future. .
As for Messi, he has only 98 goals for Argentina and 20 more goals is really a difficult number to reach, especially when El Pulga is currently 35 years old and has many times hinted his intention to retire. national selection.
(According to Planet Football)
Lu Feng | 22:28 03/01/2023