Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, a battle won by the Argentinian in 2018


Messi powders to Cristiano: More goals and assistances in 2018

Published:30/12/2018 - 10:28h

Updated:30/12/2018 - 22:34h

The same that sucedió in 2017, when Leo Messi marked 50 targets and Cristiano Ronaldo 44, in this year 2018 the '10' of the FC Barcelona has gone back to surpass to the Portuguese so much in goals as in assistances, leaving clear who is the best of the world

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Already it was clear from did days, but this Saturday has confirmed . The 'doublet' of Cristiano Ronaldo has resulted inservible to reach the 51 marked goals by Leo Messi along the year 2018, marked with the FC Barcelona and the selection of Argentina, and contabilizando the annotated in official parties and the ones of friendly parties (three in a friendly against Haiti in March).

The 51 goals of Leo Messi contraponen to the 49 of Cristiano Ronaldo, that this Saturday transformed a 'doublet' in front of the Sampdoria and gave like this three points more to the 'Vecchia Signora' in the Series To, thanks to the victory by 2-1 that allows to the 'bianconeri' make history in the Italian competition with the record of points passed the first-half of the championship.

"The rivalry with Christian was very healthy and was well for the viewer", said Leo Messi in a recent interview conceded to the newspaper 'Mark', when they asked him on the duels that kept face to face with the Portuguese when this was a member of the Real Madrid. Now they follow competing, but to distance, and Leo Messi follows winning in practically all the facets.

And it is that Leo Messi has played more parties (49 by 46), more minutes (3.953 by 3.880), has annotated more goals (51 by 49) and delivered more assistances (23 by 12), having better average goleador that Cristiano Ronaldo (84.11 minutes by each goal the Argentinian, and 90.23 by goal the luso). Cristiano Ronaldo, this yes, has kicked more times that Leo Messi (240 by 290), what leaves clear that has a worse puntería that the rosarino.

Any of the two finish carrying the Balloon of Gold 2018, that finish in the hands of Luka Modric. In any case, goes back to remain clear that Leo Messi follows being a stair above Cristiano Ronaldo, and of course also that the rest of players 'earthly'.

The '10' of the FC Barcelona finishes the year 2018 in style, and has the will to begin the 2019 of the same way, contributing to the victories of the FC Barcelona to approach to the team until the titles. The Champions League and LaLiga Santander 2018-19 will be the big aim, but Leo Messi also will have the will to conquer the Glass America with Argentina in summer.

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Like remarkable data, fits to highlight that Leo Messi has surpassed the 50 goals in eight of the last nine years. Between 2010 and 2018, only it remained underneath of the 50 goals in 2013, when it marked 45 in 47 parties and was a time lesionado. Regarding Cristiano Ronaldo, carried from 2011 surpassing every year the 50 goals, and this year breaks the series remaining in 49. Promotion and decline. Night and day.

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