Messi vs Cristiano – Individual awards

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Cristiano Ronaldo has been awarded his fourth Ballon d’Or. He is the only active player with 4 golden balls, only surpassed by Leo Messi with 5.

  • No player other than Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Ballon d’Or since 2008.
  • Since 2007, Leo Messi has won 5 Golden Balls, 4 Silver Balls and 1 Bronze Ball.
  • Since 2007, Cristiano Ronaldo has won 4 Golden Balls and 5 Silver Balls.
  • Kaka was the last player to win the Golden Ball before the Messi-Ronaldo era started.

In addition, he has also been awarded the “The Best FIFA”, which replaces the “FIFA World Player”.

In this section we compare the individual achievements of Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, to see which one was most successful throughout his career.

Messi vs Cristiano: Achievements, golden ball, golden shoe...

In the table we can see that Messi surpasses Cristiano in Golden Balls, World Cup Golden Ball and Young Player of the Year awards (Golden Boy / Bravo).

Cristiano Ronaldo has more Champions League top scorer awards.

Both have won a FIFA World Player and three Onze d’Or.

Cristiano Ronaldo has won the only “The Best FIFA” award to date.

We have compared the major individual awards you can receive a professional footballer. If you think there is a prestigious award that does not appear in this table, you can suggest it in the comments.

108 Responses

  1. PrinFidlR10 27 de April de 2017 / 17:01

    Real Madrid 2-3 FC Barcelona

    • gg 10 de May de 2017 / 16:13


    • Kal 19 de May de 2017 / 02:57


    • Peter ike 25 de May de 2017 / 16:20

      Really nigga?

    • Ike peter 25 de May de 2017 / 16:21


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  2. moses martins 10 de June de 2017 / 15:44


  3. Faisal 13 de June de 2017 / 08:24

    Ronaldo istri the most succesfull player 2017 and messi still the best player 2017 as INDIVIDUAL …. Curve the ball like beckham; dribble like maradona or brazilian ronaldo; Masterminding the game like xavi or lampard; and cool killing finishing touch like romario and brazilian ronaldo in one player named MESSI

  4. DapperTee 24 de June de 2017 / 08:23

    Lionel messi….9 games UCL 9 GOALS
    cr Ronaldo….13 games
    12 Goals
    in ucl
    check the difference

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