Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo when they played in Spain together

Paris Saint-Germain
Olympique de Lyon
2 – 1
19 Sep
75′
Lionel Messi
34 years, 2 months, 28 days
West Ham United FC
Manchester United
1 – 2
19 Sep
90′
Cristiano Ronaldo
36 years, 7 months, 16 days


9 seasons+0
9 seasons+0
476 games played+38
438 games played+-38
472 goals+22
450 goals+-22
0.99 goals per game+-0.04
1.03 goals per game+0.04
416 goals without penalties+45
371 goals without penalties+-45
Scores every 85′16″-1′16″
Scores every 84′00″-1′16″
176 assists+57
119 assists+-57
38 indirect assists+26
12 indirect assists+-26
Assists every 228′40″-89′0″
Assists every 317′40″-89′00″
Involved in goal every 62′07″-4′19″
Involved in goal every 66′26″-4′19″
24/41 titles won+8
16/33 titles won+-8
4 Ballon d'Or+0
4 Ballon d'Or+0
5 Golden Boot+2
3 Golden Boot+-2

When Cristiano arrived to La Liga, the duel between both player became amazing.

Period 2009-2018 in detail

FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid – “El Clásico”

During the period Cristiano Ronaldo played in Real Madrid, Leo Messi and him faced in 30 Clásicos. el FC Barcelona won 14, Real Madrid 8 and there were 8 draws.

Leo Messi scored 20 goals, Cristiano Ronaldo 18, and gave 10 assists more than the portuguese (11-1).

These 30 games played, include 7 knockout phases:

Cristiano Ronaldo defeated Leo Messi in the Spanish Cup 2010/2011, Spanish Supercup 2012/2013, Spanish Cup semifinals 2012/2013 and Spanish Supercup 2017.

Leo Messi defeated Cristiano Ronaldo in Champions League semifinals, Spanish Supercopa 2011/2012 and Copa del Rey Quarterfinals 2011/2012.

La Liga

Copa del Rey

Spanish Supercup

UEFA Champions League

Observing only the data of the Champions League while Cristiano played for Real Madrid we can see that this is undoubtedly the favorite competition of the Portuguese.

UEFA Super cup

FIFA Club World Cup