Statistical comparison: Messi vs Ronaldo
It’s been doing the rounds almost every-time they score and it’s not going to end with the stats I am going to state below. One may be better by way of stats but that may not say he is better than the other one. All I want everyone to know is that these are the stats and will never say which one is better.
GS-games started, GO-goals, AS-assist, YC-yellow cards, RC- red cards, FC- fouls committed, FS- fouls suffered
(Messi started his professional football career in 05-06 season)
|12-13 season *|
|Average per season|
*(As of Nov 8 2012)
Full statistics in words
1. Messi plays an average 44 games and Ronaldo plays 47.2 games a season.
Ronaldo plays more games than Messi in a season
2. Messi has an average 37 goals and Ronaldo has 31.5 goals a season
Messi scores more goals than Ronaldo in a season
3. Messi has an average 13 assists and Ronaldo has 8.6 assists a season
Messi has more assists than Ronaldo in a season
4. Messi get an average 4.8 yellow cards and Ronaldo 7 yellow cards a season
Ronaldo gets more yellow cards than Messi in a season
5. Messi get an average 0 red cards and Ronaldo 0.6 red cards a season
Messi gets less red cards per season. In fact, he only has one (for Argentina)
6. Messi commits an average 31.25 fouls and Ronaldo commits 40.7 fouls a season
Ronaldo commits more fouls than Messi in a season
7. Messi suffers an average 105.8 fouls and Ronaldo 118.4 fouls a season
Ronaldo suffers more fouls than Messi in a season
All stats are for Club and International matches including friendlies
Now that you are aware of the statistics, please cast your votes below!