While Lionel Messi is done playing international football with Argentina (for the summer (he is not scheduled to appear in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics Games soccer tournament in August), Cristiano Ronaldo is still alive with Portugal at the Euro 2016, thanks to penalty shootout win versus Poland in the quarterfinals of the competition. CR7, despite not appearing on the scoresheet again in this tournament, still managed to score his spot kick and help his country to a third European Championship semi-final appearance in the last four editions.
Week 27 – here are the updated statistics between the two FIFA Golden Ball/Ballon d’Or collectors:
|L. Messi||39 games||34 goals||23 assists||2 trophies won|
|C. Ronaldo||33 games||31 goals||10 assists||1 trophy won|
|Total||Messi 6 games||Messi 3 goals||Messi 13 assists||Messi 1 trophy|