This chart shows the goals per generated season, ie the sum of goals scored and assists who have managed Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
We note that Cristiano generated more goals for their teams during the first 4 seasons he coincided with Messi in professional football. Later, Messi surpassed him in this area for 5 consecutive seasons, and in the season 2013/2014, Cristiano Ronaldo returned to generate more goals for their teams than Messi. Finally, in the season 2014/2015, Messi generated 89 goals and assists for his team, while Cristiano Ronaldo 88.
This chart shows the sum of the goals generated by season, ie the sum of goals scored and assists given by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
We can see that the distance between them was increasing until the season 2007/2008, where Cristiano had generated 104 more goals than Messi. From there, Messi began to gain ground on Cristiano. On season 2012/2013 he was only 3 generated goals away from Cristiano.
This chart shows the goals generated by age, ie the sum of goals scored and assists given by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, compared as if they were born the same year.
We note that Cristiano Ronaldo produced more goals than Messi at 17 and 18 years old. Later, at 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 and 26 years old, Messi beat Cristiano Ronaldo in this section. Particularly striking is the number of goals Messi generated at 25 years old, reaching between goals and assists the number of 115 goals generated. At 26, Messi beat Cristiano clearly, whereas today, when Messi just turned 28, has generated more than 20 goals more than Cristiano Ronaldo at that age.
This chart shows the sum of the goals generated by age, ie the sum of goals scored and assists given by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, arranged as if they were born in the same year.
We can see that from the age of 21 years old, Messi is beginning to distance from Christian, and at 24 he is already one year ahead. That is, the 24-year-old Messi had already generated more goals than the 25-year-old Cristiano, and so on until today, since last season, which ended Messi with 28 years old, and more goals generated than Cristiano Ronaldo at 29.
Direct influence on the scoreboard (Goals+Assists) of Cristiano Ronaldo and Leo Messi
What we see here is the direct influence rate. That is, how many goals Messi and Cristiano generated per game, including those that they made themselves and those they assisted to their teammates.
We can see that Messi is generating 1 goal or more per game for 6 consecutive seasons (from 2009/2010) and that even in the 2008/2009 he generated 0.97 goals per game.
Cristiano Ronaldo, meanwhile, has generated 1 goal per game or more for 5 consecutive seasons, from 2010-2011, while in 2009-2010 he stayed very close with 0.96.
Comparing the two, we can see that Messi has overtaken Cristiano in 6 seasons, while Cristiano did it in the remaining five.
In this graph we see direct influence on the scoreboard of Messi and Cristiano by age. That is, putting their records as if they were born the same year.
We can see that Cristiano has generated more goals for their teams and selections at 18 and 27, while Messi overtook him in the other age groups, at 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26 and 28 years.