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Comparing Cristiano Ronaldo’s record to Lionel Messi’s in 2021

Comparing Cristiano Ronaldo’s record to Lionel Messi’s in 2021

They is doubtless to be effectively into the autumn of their careers but Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo procure both enjoyed one more stellar calendar 300 and sixty five days in 2021. 

Both avid gamers won silverware in the first half of of the 300 and sixty five days – Messi lifted the Copa del Rey with Barcelona and the Copa The United States with Argentina, whereas Ronaldo used to be victorious in ultimate season’s Coppa Italia sooner than successful the Golden Boot at Euro 2020.

Their moves all over the summer season months had been the headline tales of the transfer window. After spending his total occupation at Barca, Messi used to be forced to assemble a tearful farewell sooner than pitching up at PSG. Within the intervening time, Ronaldo used to be lured assist to Manchester United beneath the nose of Pep Guardiola.

It’s safe to reveal that these transfers haven’t gone fully to plan for both participant. Whereas Messi struggles to rating in Ligue 1, Ronaldo has had minute peril in scoring for United.

However the membership Ronaldo played for in the 2000s is unrecognisable from the Manchester United of 2021.

Having continued a stuttering season, they sacked manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in November and remain effectively off the tempo in the Premier League. The 36-300 and sixty five days-extinct Ronaldo has effectively carried the personnel at instances.

Nonetheless, Messi’s meagre contribution for PSG hasn’t impacted on their dominance of French football. With Neymar and Kylian Mbappe also in their forward line, PSG for the time being sit down 13 aspects before 2nd-placed Nice.

Both avid gamers procure scored for fun in the Champions League, with 5 every all over the 2021-22 team stages. And Messi serene his seventh Ballon d’Or award in November which he (staunch about) deserved.

But who’s enjoyed the easier 300 and sixty five days? We’ve taken the liberty of evaluating both Messi and Ronaldo’s fundamental stats from 2021 to acknowledge to that very query.

Lionel Messi

Video games: 61


Targets: 43


Assists: 18


Penalties scored: 6

Minutes per aim:  123.1


Minutes per non-penalty aim: 143.1


Minutes per aim or assist: 92.9

Titles Obtained: 2 (Copa The United States, Copa del Rey)


Ballon d’Or enact: 1st

Cristiano Ronaldo

Video games: 64


Targets: 46


Assists: 6


Penalties scored: 10

Minutes per aim: 116.2


Minutes per non-penalty aim: 148.5


Minutes per aim or assist: 102.8

Titles won: 1 (Coppa Italia)


Ballon d’Or enact: 6th


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