#UCLgoals: Christiano Ronaldo VS Lionel Messi

The two greatest forwards of the age, “Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo,” have long since surpassed Raúl González's goals total in the competition and, by the end of the 2014/15 campaign, Messi and Ronaldo were level on 77.

Ronaldo, who last season became the first player to score 100 times in UEFA club competition has 107 UCL goals from 141 games, while Messi is second with 96 UCL goals from 116 games.

Currently, Madrid star is  now the player with the most penalty goals scored in the #UCL history, while Messi remain second.

Recently, both players found the net twice on match-day one of the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League.

What to know:

  • Messi has only been on the losing side three times when he has scored
  • Ronaldo has netted twice or more on 30 different occasions
  • They are level 7-7 in hat-tricks
  • Ronaldo did not score until his 30th game in the competition
  • Ronaldo had notched in both round of 16 legs five seasons running until 2016/17
  • Ronaldo is the first player to 50 knockout goals
  • Ronaldo is the only player to score in three UEFA Champions League finals
  • Both have nine goals against one club: Ronaldo v Bayern München and Messi v Arsenal

Cristiano Ronaldo now leads Lionel Messi to 100 UEFA Champions League goals [107-76] but the race continues...