Cristiano Ronaldodos Santos Aveiro, a Portuguese professional footballer who leads the Portugal national team and plays as a striker for Premier League side Manchester United.
AndLionel Andrés Messi, usually known as Leo Messi, is an Argentine professional footballer who captains the Argentina national team and plays as a striker for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain.
Both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo will remain the Greatest Players of All Time
Ronaldo is the only European player to have won five Ballon d'Or and four European Golden Shoes. Ronaldo is largely recognized as the top player in the world and is regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. In his career.
Ronaldo has won 32 trophies, including seven league championships, five UEFA Champions Leagues, one UEFA European Championship, and one UEFA Nations League. Ronaldo owns the Champions League records for most appearances (181), goals (140), and assists (42) as well as the European Championship records for most goals (14), Most international goals by a European male player (115), as well as most international appearances by a European male player (184).
Ronaldo is the only player in the world to have appeared in over 1,100 professional games and to have scored over 800 official senior career goals for club and country.
Lionel Andrés Messi, usually known as Leo Messi, is an Argentine professional footballer who captains the Argentina national team and plays as a striker for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain.
Messi has a total of seven Ballon d'Or awards, six European Golden Shoes, and has been selected for the 2020 Ballon d'Or Dream Team. He is largely acknowledged as the finest player in the world and is regarded as one of the greatest players of all time.
He spent his entire professional career with Barcelona, winning a club-record 35 trophies, including 10 La Liga titles, seven Copa del Rey crowns, and four UEFA Champions Leagues until leaving in 2021.
Messi is a prolific striker and creative playmaker who owns the records for most goals in La Liga (474), a La Liga and European league season (50), most hat-tricks (36), and UEFA Champions League 8 assists, La Liga's greatest assists of 192, a La Liga season 21 assist and the Copa América 17 assist.
He's also the South American guy with the most international goals (80). In his professional career, Messihas scored over 750 goals for club and country, making him the all-time highest goal scorer for a single club.