Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi: Did the Portuguese really conquer Spain?
Apart from scoring tons of goals, the two forwards have been providers for their teammates as well. Messi is the all-time top assist provider in La Liga with 125 assists to his name. The Barcelona legend is a great team player who remains busy all the time on the field.
Ronaldo has fared well for Real Madrid too, with 85 assists to his name. The Portuguese might have played fewer matches but the Argentine's average gives him a slight advantage once again.
Messi 4-1 Ronaldo
The former Real Madrid man will always be remembered as one of the greatest goalscorers of the game. No matter what the conditions, the Portuguese finds a way to get on the scoring charts. Despite join Real Madrid just nine years ago, Ronaldo is the man with the most hat-tricks scored in Spain - 34.
His rival Messi isn’t far behind, with 30 hat-tricks to his name. But considering the fact that he has been playing for Barcelona much longer, Ronaldo's record looks all the more mind-boggling.
One for the former Real Madrid man.
Messi 4-2 Ronaldo