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Messi vs. Ronaldo (Golden Ball/Ballon d’Or) – Week 21

With the end of the season behind us, Lionel Messi was the only player busy this week with the Spanish King’ Cup final (la Copa del Rey). FC Barcelona played Sevilla FC, who were just recently crowned Europa League champions for the third year in a row. Despite that, the Catalans giants made sure that they were the only Spanish team to win two trophies this year with a 2-0 victory over their rival from Andalusia. Lionel Messi was on target with two assists.The Argentine international wins his second title in 2016.

Cristiano Ronaldo and his team were off this week and will play the last game of this season against Atlético Madrid for the UEFA Champions League trophy, this Saturday, at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (San Siro) in Milan, Italy.

The statistics so far from January 01st to May 22th, 2016 are the following between the two biggest stars of football:

L. Messi 33 games 29 goals 18 assists 0trophy available
C. Ronaldo 26 games 27 goals 8 assists 1 trophy available
Total Messi 7 games Messi 2 goals Messi 10 assists Messi 2 trophies won

Stay tuned…


2016 Ballon d’Or – Messi vs. Ronaldo (Week 15)

This week, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo ave been shutout statistically wise. No goal, no assist. This leaves us with the following numbers since January 01st. We count all competitions such club competitions and country competitive games and friendlies.

In La Liga, Cristiano Ronaldo has scored one goal and two assists this Saturday, at home, against Eibar in a 4-0 win for Real Madrid, while Lionel Messi was shutout once again, at la Real Sociedad, with a 1-0 defeat for the Catalan giants.

So far, Messi leads in every aspect of the game and is on course to win a sixth Ballon d’Or. Of course, we are still way early. (In bold, the leading statistic).

Lionel Messi 25 games 25 goals 10 assist 3 trophies available
Cristiano Ronaldo 20 games 19 goals 8 assists 1 trophy available
Total Messi 5 games Messi 6 goals Messi 2 assists Messi 2 trophies