Messi vs Cristiano – Individual awards

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Cristiano Ronaldo has been awarded his fourth Ballon d’Or. He is the only active player with 4 golden balls, only surpassed by Leo Messi with 5.

  • No player other than Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Ballon d’Or since 2008.
  • Since 2007, Leo Messi has won 5 Golden Balls, 4 Silver Balls and 1 Bronze Ball.
  • Since 2007, Cristiano Ronaldo has won 4 Golden Balls and 5 Silver Balls.
  • Kaka was the last player to win the Golden Ball before the Messi-Ronaldo era started.

In addition, he has also been awarded the “The Best FIFA”, which replaces the “FIFA World Player”.

In this section we compare the individual achievements of Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, to see which one was most successful throughout his career.
 

Messi vs Cristiano: Achievements, golden ball, golden shoe...

In the table we can see that Messi surpasses Cristiano in Golden Balls, World Cup Golden Ball and Young Player of the Year awards (Golden Boy / Bravo).

Cristiano Ronaldo has more Champions League top scorer awards.

Both have won a FIFA World Player and three Onze d’Or.

Cristiano Ronaldo has won the only “The Best FIFA” award to date.

We have compared the major individual awards you can receive a professional footballer. If you think there is a prestigious award that does not appear in this table, you can suggest it in the comments.


152 Responses

  1. Raghav jindal 25 de October de 2017 / 14:34

    Hell oh sorry biggest hell messi you are mad you don’t know how to play learn something from ronaldo idiotic person messi go in hell

    Ronaldo is best footballer

    • Scrollz 23 de November de 2017 / 18:41

      Pls stop using drugs

    • sam michael 25 de November de 2017 / 12:21

      lol youre a stupid hindu ,both players are the greatest of all time and your google translate sucks arse you curry curry

  2. Raghav jindal 25 de October de 2017 / 14:35

    Hell oh sorry biggest hell messi you are mad you don’t know how to play learn something from ronaldo idiotic person messi go in hell

    Ronaldo is best

    • Lord dhexter 18 de November de 2017 / 23:52

      You twart judge evenly no player on earth so far can play technical futbol dan him so dont be sentimental

  3. PETERS 26 de October de 2017 / 19:58

    both has not won world cup best player and top scorer award.

  4. Serenade 28 de October de 2017 / 01:31

    That world cup golden ball was cheated for messi, after fifa came out and say it was a mistake and Nuer should’ve been the winner. Ronaldo is the proven best, he’s the most complete footballer and prolific goal scorer, one who does so when it counts the most, important in dire situations. Simply the God of football

    • pepp 14 de November de 2017 / 20:24

      messi also scores when it counts you tart. their both good. your an idiot.

    • Scrollz 23 de November de 2017 / 18:43

      Stop following football … hockey is d best for u

    • falconi 8 de December de 2017 / 21:23

      Are you stupid? if he is the god then what makes messi? the must be something like megagod then

  5. cia 29 de October de 2017 / 10:58

    Messi should not be given this award.. he don’t deserve it .. if it was to be given to neumar that could be acceptable but Messi… Man are these authorities drunk.. any players who is deserving is only ‘CRISTIANO’ HE SHOULD BE GIVEN

  6. clinton 2 de November de 2017 / 19:38

    messi is by far the best player in the world and far more better than ronsldo

  7. Scrollz 23 de November de 2017 / 18:46

    A player like Cr7 spending his whole time infront waiting to score is still not ashamed comparing himself to Messi who is all over the field helping his team mates ….Cr7 fans r just football illiterates

  8. Scrollz 23 de November de 2017 / 18:49

    Messi is a Legend ….that is why all the Legends Pele and the rest prefer him to Cr7

  9. A Messi Fan 24 de November de 2017 / 15:22

    Cr7 fans always scream like him. They do so because they are aware that GOD (Messi) cannot be compared with a human (Ronaldo). Stop screaming as we all know what Messi can do.
    Eg: 1) 0 to 32 kmph in 2.7s.
    2) The world famous dribbling 6 players including Goalkeeper and then scoring.

  10. shollymore 8 de December de 2017 / 12:58

    after ronaldo was giving the fifth baloon d,or,when he was interviewed,the arrogant ronaldo keep on saying he his the best player in the world,that sum guys may prefer messi or neyma,,omo see shade on messi nd neyma,did we all ever see messi collectin any baloon d,or nd messi keep on boasting that he his the best,lets b sincere here ronaldo indeed a bad ass niggaa。。。。shout to messii。

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