The 2016 European Championship ended on July 10th with Portugal winning 1-0 in extra time against the host nation, France. Eder scored the only goal of the match to clinch Portugal’s first international title.
For Cristiano Ronaldo, who was injured in the 8th minute and was substituted minutes after the incident with French playmaker, Dimitri Payet, it is a first trophy with the national squad for the native of Madeira.
Week 28 and 29 – here are the updated statistics between the two FIFA Golden Ball/Ballon d’Or collectors from January 01st to July 17th, 2016:
|L. Messi||39 games||34 goals||23 assists||2 trophies won|
|C. Ronaldo||35 games||32 goals||11 assists||2 trophies won|
|Total||Messi 4 games||Messi 2 goals||Messi 12 assists||Tie|