Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo: Penalties missed and scored

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Global conversion rate


Conversion rate during the game


Conversion rate in shootouts

Conversion rates with FC Barcelona and Real Madrid

We consider “missed penalty” the indirect kick that Messi did against Celta on 02/14/2016, when he voluntarily used the shot to assist Luis Suarez. This is because it counts as a penalty shot but not as a penalty goal.

Conversion rates with Argentina and Portugal

Cristiano Ronaldo with other teams

A widespread argument is that Cristiano Ronaldo is better kicking penalties than Leo Messi. Indeed, the success rate of Cristiano Ronaldo from the penalty spot is higher than Messi’s. He has greatly improved its success rate since playing at Real Madrid.

Percentage of penalties from all goals

Percentage of penalties with FC Barcelona and Real Madrid

Percentage of penalties with Argentina and Portugal

Percentage of penalties of Cristiano with other teams


29 Responses

  1. Captain sensible 14 de November de 2016 / 20:38

    In penalty shootouts outs they’ve had 3 each messi scored against Holland Chile (1st final) missed 1 Chile (2nd final) cr7 missed against Chelsea scored against atleti and didn’t get to take 1 cuz the idiot wanted the glory 5th against Spain and probably helped his side go out. With regard to claim 1 is better than the other at takin them. It’s a redundant argument they’ve both missed over 20 each. Embarrassing stats for both. Tho messis record in shootouts is slightly better his rotten luck means his team failed in 2 finals but ronaldos amazing luck means his team won him 2 finals. And cr7s most famous moments are 2 penalties.

    • Ahmed 12 de May de 2017 / 05:22

      No sir I am s cr7 fan but he missed against munich in 2012

  2. Styles 26 de November de 2016 / 08:49

    its so ironic how messi is just a quite humble guy and his fans on the other hand talk more than ronaldo actually does. Its really funny how they call him penaldo when in la liga him and messi have had round about the same number of penalties, people just seem to hate him for everything he does, even for converting more penalties than messi.. i guess human nature prefers someone who is outstanding and humble about it

    • reclesssss 7 de June de 2017 / 08:33

      still messi is better than ronaldo

  3. minhas 1 de January de 2017 / 18:50

    ronaldo beat messi at the field of penalities only thats y he s called penaldo….if all other aspect messi is far far above his reach… chill

    • Pooop 17 de April de 2017 / 20:44

      We know you are a Messi fan so shut up you don’t belong and all your claims are fake ,just like MEssi aka poop

      • dom 22 de May de 2017 / 06:23

        Haha messi is the best fa eva.. whole world knows 😛 u shut yoa fucked up ass.. don bark.. lol..penaldo fan… pls bitch 😛

  4. Richard Dennis 31 de March de 2017 / 17:13

    Where did you acquire these statistics? I’d like to be able to compile a list of the most penalties missed by a player. Top ten probably.

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