Messi scores his 500th career goal, in 117 games less than Cristiano Ronaldo

 

Messi’s 500th goal

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In the Liga game held today April 17, 2016 at Camp Nou against Valencia CF, Messi has managed to score the 500th goal of his professional career.

These 500 goals are distributed as follows: 50 goals with the national team of Argentina and 450 goals with Football Club Barcelona.

[bctt tweet=”Round figures for Messi: 450 goals with Barça and 50 with Argentina”]

[wpb-faa icon=”fa-chevron-right” size=”14″ color=”#282828″] All goals scored by Leo Messi




Cristiano Ronaldo’s 500th goal

500th goal Cristiano Ronaldo vs Malmoe

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 500th goal on September 30, 2015, against Malmoe, in the 749th game of his career.

[bctt tweet=”Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 500th goal in the 749th game of his career. Messi in his 632th”]

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117 games less

Messi scored his 500th goal in his match number 632. So, we can say that Messi needed 117 games less than Cristiano Ronaldo to reach the figure of 500 goals.

[bctt tweet=”Messi needed 117 games less than Cristiano Ronaldo to reach his goal number 500″]

[wpb-faa icon=”fa-chevron-right” size=”14″ color=”#282828″] Scoring rate comparison between Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

Messi 500 goals 117 games less

According to the dates, given that Messi debuted on October 16, 2004, we can say that it took 4201 days for Messi to score 500 goals. Cristiano Ronaldo debuted on August 14, 2002, and as we said earlier, he scored his 500th on September 30, 2015, ie Ronaldo needed 4795 days to score his goal 500th. 594 days more than Leo Messi.

[bctt tweet=”Cristiano Ronaldo needed 594 days more than Messi to reach his goal number 500″]

[wpb-faa icon=”fa-chevron-right” size=”14″ color=”#282828″] Career comparison between Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

At the moment of his 500th goal, Cristiano Ronaldo had played 59.569 minutes. Messi scored his goal number 500 in the minute 50.734 of his career.

– Cristiano Ronaldo, at his 500 goals, scored one goal every 119,14 minutes.
– Lionel Messi, at his 500 goals, scored one goal every 101,47 minutes.




How has he scored?

By body part

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Messi scores mainly with his left leg, with which he has done 406 goals (81.20% of total). With his bad leg, right, he has scored 71 times (14.20% of the total). Despite his short stature (1.69) he has managed to score 21 headed goals (4.20% of total). His other 2 goals (0.40% of total) were scored with other body parts (hand against Espanyol and chest against Estudiantes de La Plata).

[bctt tweet=”Messi scores 81.20% of his goals with left foot, 14.20% with right foot and 4.20% with the head”]

[wpb-faa icon=”fa-chevron-right” size=”14″ color=”#282828″] How does Cristiano Ronaldo score?

By type of goal

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According to the type of goal, Messi scores most of his goals in open play. He has scored 411 goals with the ball in play (82,20% of total). From set pieces he has made the rest of the goals (90), 64 from penalty spot (12,80% of total) and 25 from free kicks (5,00% of total)

[bctt tweet=”Messi scored 82.20% of his goals in open play, 12.80% from penalty spot and 5.00% free kicks”]

[wpb-faa icon=”fa-chevron-right” size=”14″ color=”#282828″] Effectiveness from the penalty spot: Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo

Where do he score?

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[bctt tweet=”Messi has scored 53.60% of his goals home, 42.20% away and 4.20% in neutral ground”]

Teams against which Messi has scored goals

Preferred victims of Leo Messi have been Sevilla and Atletico Madrid, against whom he has scored 25 goals.

Note that among the 10 teams hardest hit by Messi, are big clubs like Sevilla, Atletico Madrid, Valencia and Athletic Bilbao, also the main historical rival, Real Madrid.

[bctt tweet=”Real Madrid, Atlético Madrid, Athletic, Sevilla and Valencia into the TOP-10 victims of Messi”]

Most goals scored

# Rival Goals Games
Sevilla 25 25
Atlético de Madrid 25 28
Real Madrid 21 31
Valencia 20 24
Osasuna 19 17
Athletic de Bilbao 19 27
Getafe 18 20
Rayo Vallecano 16 9
Deportivo de La Coruña 15 12
10º Levante 15 15

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Best scoring rates

# Rival Goals Scoring rate
Guatemala 3 goles en 1 partidos 3.00
Tenerife 5 goles en 2 partidos 2.50
Bayer Leverkusen 7 goles en 3 partidos 2.33
Córdoba 6 goles en 3 partidos 2.00
Ajax 6 goles en 3 partidos 2.00
Spartak Moskva 4 goles en 2 partidos 2.00
Santos 2 goles en 1 partidos 2.00
Nàstic 2 goles en 1 partidos 2.00
Hong Kong 2 goles en 1 partidos 2.00
10º BATE Borisov 2 goles en 1 partidos 2.00

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More goals in less minutes

# Rival Goals
Albacete One goal every 3 minutes
Hong Kong One goal every 15 minutes
Sérbia y Montenegro One goal every 16 minutes
Alavés One goal every 17 minutes
Guatemala One goal every 23 minutes
AD Ceuta One goal every 29 minutes
Cultural Leonesa One goal every 31 minutes
Eslovenia One goal every 32 minutes
Tenerife One goal every 36 minutes
10º Atlante One goal every 37 minutes

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[wpb-faa icon=”fa-chevron-right” size=”14″ color=”#282828″] Who scores Cristiano Ronaldo against?

Teams he has never scored against

These are the rivals against whom Messi has ever faced, but never scored against.

The bone that resists Messi is Chelsea. He never achieved to score against the londiners despite he faced them up to 8 times.

[bctt tweet=”Messi never scored against Chelsea, despite he faced them up to 8 times.”]

# Rival Goals Games
Chelsea 0 8
Rubin Kazan 0 4
Estados Unidos 0 3
Inter de Milan 0 3
Benfica 0 2
Holanda 0 2
Las Palmas 0 2
Liverpool 0 2
Xerez 0 2
10º Al-Sadd 0 1

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[bctt tweet=”Messi needed 117 games less than Cristiano Ronaldo to reach his goal number 500″]

2 Responses

  1. breezyweezy 7 de November de 2016 / 12:40

    Messi is an evergreen player. U Ronaldo who are u

  2. yusuf 26 de August de 2017 / 21:33

    Message…FIFA will answer this question.who ronaldo is ???

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