Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are both considered among the greatest soccer players of all time.
Messi has spent the majority of his career with Barcelona in Spain, winning numerous domestic and international titles, including 10 La Liga titles and 7 Copa del Rey titles, as well as 4 UEFA Champions League titles.
Ronaldo has also had a successful career, spending the majority of his career with Real Madrid in Spain before moving to Juventus in Italy.
He has won numerous domestic and international titles, including 5 La Liga titles and 4 UEFA Champions League titles. Both players have also won multiple individual awards, including multiple Ballon d’Or awards.
Players vs Referees
As of January 2021, Lionel Messi has played a total of 772 matches for club and country, while Cristiano Ronaldo has played a total of 973 matches for club and country.
These numbers include all official competitions such as league matches, cup matches, and international matches.
Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional soccer player who currently plays as a forward for Manchester United and the Portugal national team. He was born on February 5, 1985, in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.
Ronaldo began his soccer career as a youth player for Nacional and later moved to Sporting CP, where he began to make a name for himself as a talented player. In 2003, he signed with Manchester United, where he won three Premier League titles, one FA Cup, and one UEFA Champions League, among other trophies.
He left Manchester United in 2009 to join Real Madrid, where he won four UEFA Champions League titles and two La Liga titles among other trophies. In 2018, he joined Juventus and helped the team win the Serie A title in his first two seasons.
In August 2021 he returned to Manchester United. Throughout his career, Ronaldo has won numerous individual awards, including five Ballon d’Or awards, which are given to the best player in the world.
He is also considered one of the greatest soccer players of all time, known for his incredible speed, skill, and goal-scoring ability.