Messi is still the life of Barcelona. Ronaldo continues to be a goal machine for Juventus.
Both are also still the mainstay in their respective national teams. The feeling is, the twilight phase of the two of them has not been seen.
Reported detikSport From various sources, there is one thing that also becomes the competition for Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. It’s about scoring goals from the execution of the free kick.
Lionel Messi superior to a free kick goal at club level compared to Cristiano Ronaldo. Messi has 48 free-kick goals, past Ronaldo’s 47 free-kick goals.
Lionel Messi who is still the executor of the Barcelona free-kick Photo: Alex Caparros / Getty Images
But at the national team level, Cristiano Ronaldo superior. Ronaldo scored 10 free-kick goals for the Portugal national team compared to Messi’s six free-kick goals for the Argentina national team.
If the total number of goals from Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo free kicks, CR7 is slightly ahead of 57 versus 54!
Even so, Ronaldo seems to have had trouble executing a free kick in recent times. The last time he scored a goal from the set-piece scheme, in July 2020 yesterday.
Messi is still a little better, most recently scoring via free kick in the match against Granada in the Spanish League at the weekend.
Cristiano Ronaldo has struggled to score goals from free kicks in recent times (Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP)
How long can you still compete with goals from free kick, Messi and Ronaldo?
(aff / krs)