Ronaldo vs Messi Records – All Time (updated 2020)

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Every football fan is aware of the rivalry between Ronaldo and Messi. The Ronaldo vs Messi debate is no doubt the biggest debate in all sporting history. Both players are always trying to get the upper hand over each other and both the players are breaking and setting new world records and the list keeps on updating.

Let us take a look at who has set the most world records in football.

Ronaldo vs Messi: International Records

Lionel Messi has not yet won any major international trophy. On the other hand, Cristiano Ronaldo has won a major trophy. He lifted the 2016 UEFA Euro Cup.

Talking about minor international trophies, Messi has won the 2005 FIFA U-20 World Cup, as well as an Olympic Gold in 2008. Ronaldo has also won the 2018/19 UEFA Nations League.

Lionel Messi International Records
First Argentina player to score against the other 9 CONEMBOL countries
Most goals scored against friendlies: 27 goals
Most goals scored in one FIFA World Cup qualification: 10 goals
Most goals scored in a year (national team): 12 goals (2012)
Youngest Argentinian to score in a World Cup
Youngest player to have reached 100 caps in CONMEBOL history.
Cristiano Ronaldo International Records
Most goals scored in European World Cup Qualifiers: 29 goals
Most goals scored in a single European World Cup Qualifying campaign: 14 goals
All-time goal scorer for Portugal: 78 goals
All-time Portugal’s top scorer in UEFA Euro matches: 9 goals
Most matches played in European Championship: 19 matches
Most matches played in World cups: 13 matches
Youngest player to reach 100 caps: 27 years, 8 months and 11 days
The only player to score for Portugal in 3 different World Cups

Ronaldo vs Messi: Club Records

Lionel Messi is the only player to win the La Liga title with FC Barcelona 10 times. He has also won the Copa Del Rey 6 times. The little magician has also won 4 UEFA Champions League titles. He has also lifted 8 Domestic Super Cups, as well as 3 UEFA Super Cups. He has conquered 3 Club World Cups. Thus, Messi has won a total of 34 club titles, all with FC Barcelona.

Cristiano Ronaldo won 3 Premier League titles with Manchester United. With Manchester United, he also lifted an FA Cup as well as 2 English league titles. He also won the La Liga 2 times with Real Madrid, as well as 2 Copa Del Rey trophies. He has also lifted 2 Serie A titles with his current club Juventus. The Portuguese star has won 5 UEFA Champions League titles, 1 with Manchester United and 4 with Real Madrid. He has lifted 6 Domestic Super Cups, as well as 3 UEFA Super Cups. He also has 4 Club World Cups in his showcase. Thus, Ronaldo has won a total of 30 club titles with 3 different clubs.

Lionel Messi Club Records
Most freekicks scored: 27 freekick goals
All-time Barcelona top scorer in all games: 549 goals
All-time Barcelona top scorer in official competitions: 519 goals
Barcelona top scorer in La Liga: 358 goals
Barcelona top scorer in European competitions: 99 goals
Barcelona top scorer in international competitions: 101 goals
Most hat-tricks in La Liga for Barcelona: 28 hat-tricks
Most hat-tricks scored for Barcelona in a single La Liga season: 8 hat-tricks
Most goals scored in a single Champions League season: 14 goals
First Barcelona player to be La Liga top scorer 4 times
The first Barcelona player to surpass 50 goals in 5 seasons
Cristiano Ronaldo Club Records
Most goals scored in the Madrid derby: 21 goals
Only Real Madrid player to score a hat-trick in a Champions League knockout phase match.
The fastest hat-trick in the UEFA Champions League for Real Madrid: 11 minutes
Real Madrid’s all-time leading goalscorer 409 goals
Real Madrid’s all-time top goalscorer in the Champions League 92 goals
Real Madrid’s all-time top goalscorer in La Liga: 285 goals
Most goals scored in a season in all competitions for Real Madrid: 61 goals
Most goals scored in a single La Liga season for Real Madrid: 48 goals
Most goals scored in UEFA Super Cup matches: 2 goals
Most hat-tricks in La Liga: 32 hat-tricks
The first Real Madrid player to win 4 European Golden Shoes
The first player to score more than 50 goals in 6 seasons (consecutively)
Most goals in a (38-game) league season for Manchester United31 goals
Record sale of a Manchester United player: £80 million
The first and only Manchester United player to win the European Golden Shoe
The first and only Manchester United player to win the Fifa World Player of the Year
The first and only Manchester United player to win the Fifa Puskas Award

Ronaldo vs Messi: Hat Trick Record

Lionel Messi Hat-trick record
Messi broke Cristiano Ronaldo’s record of 34 La Liga hat-tricks with a treble against Mallorca in December 2019, and he’s since moved his total on to 36 hat-tricks
Most hat-tricks scored for Barcelona in a single La Liga season: 8 hat-tricks
Most hat-tricks in La Liga for Barcelona: 28 hat-tricks
Cristiano Ronaldo Hat-trick record
Ronaldo is now one of only two players to have scored a hat-trick in the Premier League, La Liga, and Serie A.
Most hat-tricks in La Liga: 32 hat-tricks
Only Real Madrid player to score a hat-trick in a Champions League knockout phase match.
Ronaldo became the first Portuguese player to score a hat-trick in Serie A history.

Ronaldo vs Messi: Free Kick Record

Lionel Messi free-kick record
Most freekicks scored for Barcelona: 27 freekick goals
Cristiano Ronaldo free-kick record
Most free kicks scored for Portugal.
Only Portuguese player to score a freekick in World Cup

Ronaldo vs Messi: Goals Scored

Lionel Messi goals scored
Messi won the Pichichi (La Liga’s top scorer award) for a record seventh time after netting 25 league goals in 2019-20.
Lionel Messi became the first player in the history of La Liga to record 20 goals and 20 assists in a single season.
Messi has become the first player to score 20+ goals in 12 consecutive La Liga campaigns.
Leo Messi has now scored against 34 different teams in the Champions League, more than any other player in the competition.
Cristiano Ronaldo goals scored
Ronaldo broke Juventus’ all-time record for most goals scored in a single season, scoring 37 goals in all competitions in 2019-20.
Cristiano Ronaldo became the fastest player to score 50 Serie A goals: 61 games
Ronaldo became the first player to score 50 or more goals in the Premier League, La Liga, and Serie A.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the first player to score 30 or more goals in a single season in three of Europe’s top five leagues.
Ronaldo is the first player to score 10 or more Champions League goals for three different clubs.

Ronaldo vs Messi: Assists Record

Lionel Messi assists record
Messi became the first player in the history of La Liga to record 20 goals and 20 assists in a single season.
Lionel Messi overtook Xavi as the player with most assists in a single La Liga season: 21 assists in the 2019-20 season.
Cristiano Ronaldo assists record
Ronaldo became the first player to prove more than 5 assists in three different leagues of Europe.

Ronaldo vs Messi: Champions League Records

Lionel Messi Champions League Records
Messi has now scored against 34 different teams in the Champions League, more than any other player in the competition.
Messi became the first player to score in 15 consecutive Champions League campaigns, dating back to the 2005-06 season.
Cristiano Ronaldo Champions League Records
Ronaldo is just the third player to score a Champions League goal against a specific opponent with three different clubs
Cristiano Ronaldo is the first player to score 10 or more Champions League goals for three different clubs.

All other Records List

Lionel Messi other records
Messi now holds the record for the most individual La Liga Player of the Month Awards, with seven.
Leo Messi became the first footballer in history to officially hit the 1000 mark for combined goals and assists.
Messi made his 43rd appearance in an El Clasico contest in 2020, more than any other Barcelona player.
Lionel Messi became the first player in the history of Spanish football to reach 500 wins
Cristiano Ronaldo other records
Ronaldo is the only player to score in 11 consecutive Serie A games.
Cristiano Ronaldo is now the Portuguese player with the most goals in Serie A.
Ronaldo is now the only player to score against a specific with three different teams in Champions League.

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