Summary of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in National Teams competitions throughout their careers

Totals Per game
Team Games Goals Assists Goals Assists Contrib.
Argentina 61 26 27 0.43 0.44 0.87
Totals 61 26 27 0.43 0.44 0.87
Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi 36 years, 10 months, 24 days
Totals Per game
Team Games Goals Assists Goals Assists Contrib.
Portugal 62 31 10 0.50 0.16 0.66
Totals 62 31 10 0.50 0.16 0.66
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
12 seasons +0
61 +-1
 62 games played+1
Goals
Lionel Messi
Cristiano Ronaldo
26 +-16%
 31 goals+19%
0.43 +-14%
 0.50 goals per game+16%
19 +-21%
 24 goals without penalties+26%
73.08% +-4%
 77.42% goals without penalties+4%
5 direct free-kick goals +67%
3+-40%
203′–17%
 Scores every 169′-20%
Goal contribution
Lionel Messi
Cristiano Ronaldo
53 total contributions +29%
41+-23%
27 assists (Opta™ criteria) +170%
10+-63%
32 assists (Transfermarkt™ criteria) +129%
14+-56%
Assists every 196′ -167%
523′–63%
Goal contribution every 100′ -28%
127′–22%
In finals
Lionel Messi
Cristiano Ronaldo
8 finals played +5
3+-5
2 goals in finals +100%
0+-100%
3 assists in finals +100%
0+-100%
0.25 goals per game in finals +100%
0.00+-100%
Scores in finals every 405′ –100%
-100%
Assists in finals every 270′ –100%
-100%
Goal contribution in finals every 162′ –100%
-100%
Titles
Lionel Messi
Cristiano Ronaldo
3/12 titles won +1
2/14+-1