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This statistics proves Messi is a little better than Ronaldo in the national team

This statistics prove Messi is a little better than Ronaldo in the national team
There are statistics that prove Lionel Messi is slightly better than Cristiano Ronaldo at the national team level.

According to 7upsports, Messi is better than Ronaldo in skills becasue messi can face 5-6 defenders or more but only one defender can take ronaldo’s ball but slightly Cristiano Ronaldo is better than messi in scoring goals.

Cristiano Ronaldo is playing for the Juventus, Portugal national team, and adding goals to his box. However, there are some statistics that proves Lionel Messi is still slightly better than him. Check the statistics below:

 

Is Messi better than Ronaldo?

 

This statistics prove Messi is a little better than Ronaldo in the national team
Ronaldo vs Messi

 

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Club goals:

Ronaldo: 574 goals in 762 matches = 0.74 goals per match.

Messi: 551 goals in 636 matches = 0.85 goals per match.

 

Club (assists):

Ronaldo: 179 assists in 760 matches = 0.23 assists per match

Messi: 211 assists in 637 matchs = 0.33 assists per match.

 

Overall (Club):

Ronaldo: 753 in 761 matchs = 0.99 contribution per match.

Messi: 764 in 637 matchs = 1.2 goal contribution per match.

 

Goals in European competitions for club (Champions League):

Ronaldo: 121 goals in 159 matchs = 0.76 goals per match.

Messi: 100 goals in 125 matchs = 0.8 goals per match.

 

Assists in European competitions for club (Champions League):

Ronaldo: 40 in 159 matchs = 0.25 assists per match.

Messi: 27 in 125 = 0.22 assists per match.

 

Overall contribution for club in European competitions (Champions League):

Ronaldo: 161 in 159 matchs = 1.012 goal contribution per match.

Messi: 127 in 125 matchs = 1.016 goal contribution per match.

 

National team only (Goals):

Ronaldo: 85 goals in 154 matchs = 0.55 goals per match.

Messi: 65 goals in 128 matchs = 0.51 goals per match.

 

National team only (Assists):

Ronaldo: 28 assists in 154 matchs = 0.18 assists per match.

Messi: 40 assists in 128 matchs = 0.31 assists per match.

 

Overall career contribution for the national team:

Ronaldo: 113 in 154 = 0.73 goal contribution per match.

Messi: 105 in 128 matchs = 0.82 goal contribution per match.

 

League only goals for club:

Ronaldo: 398 goals in 513 matchs = 0.78 goals per match.

Messi: 383 goals in 418 matchs = 0.92 goals per match.

 

League only assists for club:

Ronaldo: 126 assists in 513 matchs = 0.25 assists per match.

Messi: 149 assists in 418 matchs = 0.36 assists per match.

 

Overall league only contribution for club:

Ronaldo: 524 in 513 matchs = 1.02 goal contribution per match.

Messi: 532 in 418 matchs = 1.27 goal contribution per match.

 

Total figures in head-to-head El Clásico matches (goals):

Ronaldo: 18 goals in 30 matchs = 0.6 goals per match.

Messi: 26 goals in 38 matchs = 0.68 goals per match.

 

Total in head-to-head El Clásico matches (assists):

Ronaldo: 1 assist in 30 matchs = 0.03 assist per match.

Messi: 14 assists in 38 matchs = 0.37 assist per match.

 

Total contribution in head-to-head El Clásico matches:

Ronaldo: 19 in 30 matchs = 0.63 goal contribution per match.

Messi: 40 in 38 matchs = 1.05 goal contribution per match.

 

Career figures according to goals (for both club and country):

Ronaldo: 658 goals in 915 matchs = 0.72 goals per match.

Messi: 617 goals in 765 matchs = 0.81 goals per match.

 

Career figures in terms of assists:

Ronaldo: 208 assists in 915 matchs = 0.23 assists per match.

Messi: 252 assists in 765 matchs = 0.33 assists per match.

 

Overall career contribution (goals + assists):

Ronaldo: 866 in 915 matchs = 0.95 goal contribution per match.

Messi: 869 in 765 matchs = 1.14 goal contribution per match.

 

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Ronaldo has just appeared on fire with the Portugal national team. He scored four goals, when Portugal won 5-1 over Lithuania in the 2020 European Cup Qualifiers , Wednesday (11/9) early morning hrs.

Ronaldo has scored 93 goals and 37 assists from 160 matches in the Portugal national team. The number of goals is far more than Messi, who just scored 68 goals and 44 assists from 136 matches with the Argentine national team .

However, there are some records that shows Messi is still better than Ronaldo in matters of performance at the national team level. Apart from the trophy business, Messi seems to have played a little more role for Argentina than CR7 for Portugal.

According to data reported by Give Me Sport , the ratio of Messi’s involvement in goals and assists for the national team is still better than Ronaldo. The Barcelona star has a goal and assist ratio of 0.82, compared to Ronaldo’s 0.81.

Besides, Messi has made numerous traditional records by defeating many strong countries, compared to Ronaldo’s records. Messi has recorded breaking into teams such as France, Germany, Brazil, Portugal, Spain and Uruguay.

Ronaldo, who has made record in 40 countries, and only can make score easily to formidable countries such as the Netherlands, Spain, Argentina and Belgium. So, among them who is better?

Shimul Khan
Shimul Khan was born is Barishal and moved to Dhaka after completing his graduation from Notre Dame College and University. Shimul is a web developer, designer, article writer, and father of two crazy girls. He has freelanced as a sports writer from all over the world. Khan has a somewhat unhealthy obsession with toys, LOST, and sharple markers. At present, he is working as a staff writer in The 7upsports.com. Phone: +8801679898321 Contact Email: [email protected]

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