Summary of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in FIFA World Cups throughout their careers

Totals Per game
Team Games Goals Assists Goals Assists Contrib.
Argentina 26 13 8 0.50 0.31 0.81
Totals 26 13 8 0.50 0.31 0.81
Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi 36 years, 10 months, 24 days
Totals Per game
Team Games Goals Assists Goals Assists Contrib.
Portugal 22 8 2 0.36 0.09 0.45
Totals 22 8 2 0.36 0.09 0.45
Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo 39 years, 3 months, 13 days

Last games:

FIFA World Cup · Final
Francia vs Argentina
Francia 3-3 Argentina
 
Messi, 120′
Goal Penalty goal
18-12-2022
FIFA World Cup · Quarter finals
Marruecos vs Portugal
Marruecos 1-0 Portugal
 
C. Ronaldo, 39′
 
10-12-2022
Timeframe
Lionel Messi
Cristiano Ronaldo
36 years, 10 months, 24 days+-868 days
39 years, 3 months, 13 days+868 days
5 World Cups played +0
26 games played +4
22+-4
Goals
Lionel Messi
Cristiano Ronaldo
13 goals +63%
8+-38%
0.50 goals per game +39%
0.36+-28%
9 goals without penalties +80%
5+-44%
69.23% goals without penalties +7%
62.50%+-7%
1 direct free-kick goals +0%
Scores every 178′ -24%
220′–19%
Goal contribution
Lionel Messi
Cristiano Ronaldo
21 total contributions +110%
10+-52%
8 assists (Opta™ criteria) +300%
2+-75%
11 assists (Transfermarkt™ criteria) +450%
2+-82%
Assists every 289′ -205%
882′–67%
Goal contribution every 110′ -60%
176′–38%
In finals
Lionel Messi
Cristiano Ronaldo
2 finals played +2
0+-2
2 goals in finals +100%
0+-100%
0 assists in finals +0%
1.00 goals per game in finals +100%
0.00+-100%
Scores in finals every 120′ –100%
-100%
Assists in finals every 0′ 
Goal contribution in finals every 120′ –100%
-100%
Titles
Lionel Messi
Cristiano Ronaldo
1/5 titles won +1
0/5+-1