Here are 2016 stats of Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo including their all goals, assists and trophies won. Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo, probably the most popular football rivalry of today’s generation. Two top football players from two top football clubs are making football at its best with their skills, hardwork and dedication. It was a quite good year for the Portuguese captain as the footballer won not only Champions League, but also won the first ever UEFA Euro competition with his nation. But, is it enough that makes him better than Lionel Messi for this season? Let’s find it out!
Lionel Messi Vs Cristiano Ronaldo 2016 Stats In Goals
Country stats: While playing for Argentina national football team, Lionel Messi scored 7 goals in nine games and made 5 assists. Portuguese captain and the nation’s top goal scorer Cristiano Ronaldo netted 11 goals in 12 games and provided 3 assists.
Club stats: In 2016, both players played maximum possible games with their respective nation and club. The Argentine footballer Lionel Messi played 44 games for his Barcelona in which he scored 43 goals and provided 24 assists. Meanwhile Cristiano Ronaldo scored 33 goals in 36 games with Real Madrid and provided 13 assists total.
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2016 Lionel Messi Vs Cristiano Ronaldo Stats In Trophy Comparison
Lionel Messi: In 2016, Lionel Messi first won domestic league champions i.e. La Liga and and then Copa Del Rey and Spanish Super Cup. He was awarded with best football player of the year 2015 that counted his fifth trophy of his career. He helped his team to reach the final of Copa America 2016 where they were defeated again by Chile.
Awards won: FIFA Ballon D’or 2015, La Liga 2015-16, Copa Del Rey 2015-16, Super Copa De Espana 2016
Cristiano Ronaldo: Despite losing La Liga and disqualification from Copa Del Rey, Cristiano Ronaldo managed to get hands of Champions League trophy. The player enjoyed management of new manager Zinedine Zidane and won Champions League trophy. Few months after, he saw biggest change in his football career when he won UEFA Euro 2016 in France which was the first major title of the Portuguese footballer. He also won UEFA Super Cup 2016.
Awards won: UEFA Champions League 2015-16, UEFA Euro 2016, UEFA Super Cup