Messi vs. Cristiano Ronaldo: How often have they met and who has the most wins?

Messi vs. Cristiano Ronaldo: How often have they met and who has the most wins?

Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo the most awaited duel when what

it is Thursday January 19th We will witness a new duel between Lionel Messi vs. Cristiano Ronaldo, from 12:00 Even if the “flea” plays in the European league and “CR7” has moved to the Middle East for football, both stars meet again in the friendly match Season PSG vs Riyadh. This duel brings the Paris team, with their characters Kylian Mbappé and Neymar, together with the best footballers in the Arab League, such as “Bicho” and the Peruvian André Carrillo.

This confrontation will not be the first Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, as they were already rivals in the Spanish league defending Barcelona and Real Madrid shirts respectively, as well as in Champions League matches. More precisely, in the following note we will tell you how many times they faced each other and who has the most wins.

Messi vs Christian: History

This game will be the 37th confrontation between the two players. The 36 appearances to date are 18 for La Liga, six for the Champions League, five for the Copa del Rey, five for the Spanish Super Cup and two for international friendlies.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi ended 2022 in very different ways. Photo: EFE

Messi vs Cristiano: who has won more games?

Of the 36 games played Lionel Messi is the one who smiled the most: the Argentine has 16 wins and 22 goals Cristiano Ronaldo add 11 wins and 21 goals.

All of the “Flea’s” triumphs were with the Barcelona shirt and only one with the Argentina team. For her part, ‘CR7’ wears four different kits: Real Madrid, Juventus, Manchester United and Portugal.

The last game with both players on the pitch was on December 8, 2020 in Juventus’ 3-0 win over Barcelona, ​​​​​​with Cristiano as a figure in the brace.

Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo were present at the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Photo: LR/EFE Composite

Results of the matches Messi vs. Christian

  • April 23, 2008 | Barcelona 0-0 Manchester United | Champions League
  • April 29, 2008 | Manchester United 1-0 Barcelona | Champions League
  • May 27, 2009| Manchester United 0-2 Barcelona | Champions League
  • November 29, 2009 | Barcelona 1-0 Real Madrid | Spanish league
  • April 10, 2010 | Real Madrid 0-2 Barcelona | Spanish league
  • 11/29/2010 | Barcelona 5-0 Real Madrid | Spanish league
  • February 9, 2011 | Argentina 2–1 Portugal | Friendly
  • April 16, 2011 | Real Madrid 1-1 Barcelona | Spanish league
  • April 20, 2011 | Real Madrid 1-0 Barcelona | Copa del Rey
  • April 27, 2011 | Real Madrid 0-2 Barcelona | Champions League
  • May 3, 2011 | Barcelona 1-1 Real Madrid | Champions League
  • Aug 14, 2011 | Real Madrid 2-2 Barcelona | Spain Super Cup
  • Aug 17, 2011 | Barcelona 3-2 Real Madrid | Spain Super Cup
  • December 10, 2011 | Real Madrid 1-3 Barcelona | Spanish league
  • January 18, 2012 | Real Madrid 1-2 Barcelona | Copa del Rey
  • January 25, 2012 | Barcelona 2-2 Real Madrid | Copa del Rey
  • April 21, 2012 | Barcelona 1-2 Real Madrid | Spanish league
  • Aug 23, 2012 | Barcelona 3-2 Real Madrid | Spain Super Cup
  • 08/29/2012 | Real Madrid 2-1 Barcelona | Spain Super Cup
  • October 7, 2012 | Barcelona 2-2 Real Madrid | Spanish league
  • January 30, 2013 | Real Madrid 1-1 Barcelona | Copa del Rey
  • February 26, 2013 | Barcelona 1-3 Real Madrid | Copa del Rey
  • March 2, 2013 | Real Madrid 2-1 Barcelona | Spanish league
  • October 26, 2013 | Barcelona 2-1 Real Madrid | Spanish league
  • March 23, 2014 | Real Madrid 3-4 Barcelona | Spanish league
  • October 25, 2014 | Real Madrid 3-1 Barcelona | Spanish league
  • November 18, 2014 | Argentina 1-0 Portugal | Friendly
  • March 22, 2015 | Barcelona 2-1 Real Madrid | Spanish league
  • November 21, 2015 | Real Madrid 0-4 Barcelona | Spanish league
  • April 2, 2016 | Barcelona 1-2 Real Madrid | Spanish league
  • December 3, 2016 | Barcelona 1-1 Real Madrid | Spanish league
  • April 23, 2017 | Real Madrid 2-3 Barcelona | Spanish league
  • August 13, 2017 | Barcelona 1-3 Real Madrid | Spain Super Cup
  • December 23, 2017 | Real Madrid 0-3 Barcelona | Spanish league
  • May 6, 2018 | Barcelona 2-2 Real Madrid | Spanish league
  • December 8, 2020 | Barcelona 0-3 Juventus | Champions League.