Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi stats in FIFA World Cup: Anyone who loves sports, especially football without question knows about the legends of football Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Many still debate about who is better and whom to support. Why choose when you can support them both?
Nevertheless here’s what you’re missing out on them, let’s know which one of them has had more goals, assists, and appearances in the FIFA World Cup.
Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi: Who Has More Goals, Assists, Appearance in FIFA World Cup
The Paris-Saint Germains star player Messi and the evergreen Ronaldo of Manchester United have both starred in 4 world cups till now. Even though both of them are among the best players, they are yet to win the trophy. Accordingly, this year’s World Cup in Qatar is definitely going to be an interesting play.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s World Cup Stats
Despite the fact that Ronaldo is not the highest scorer of the world cup, he has scored a total of 7 goals in his 17 appearances so far. Ronaldo has scored in all four world cups in which he made an appearance – 2006, 2010, 2014, and 2018.
Portugal has not won any world cup till now but they had been closest to the trophy in Ronaldo’s first appearance in 2006 when they reached till semi-finals. Since then the Portugal team has been an underachiever but we hope this year FIFA at Qatar will be a victorious win for them.
Lionel Messi’s World Cup Stats
Barcelona’s legend and now Paris-Saint Germain’s star Messi has made 19 World cup appearances and scored a total of 6 goals till now. The Argentina team entered 4 times in the world cup in 2006, 2010, 2014, and 2018.
They have been closest to the trophy in 2014 when the team reached till finals but were later defeated by Germany, where Messi scored four goals in seven games in the tournament.