- Lionel Messi has presently passed Cristiano Ronaldo in terms of club goals scored
- The Barcelona star currently has 608 goals while Cristiano Ronaldo has 606 so far
- Messi scored a brace in Barcelona's 5-1 win over Real Valladolid on Tuesday night, October 29
Barcelona star Lionel Messi and his greatest rival Cristiano Ronaldo have been engaged in serious rivalries in football for the past 10 years.
These two superstars are considered the best footballers for at least the past 12 years as many fans will argue that the likes of Pele, Maradona, Ronaldinho were also greats before they retired.
And as the day goes by, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi always challenge themselves in one record or the other.
They have both won all the trophies at club level every player on earth will ever dream of winning.
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have both won the Ballon d'Or award five times in their careers and they are also in contention for the coming one.
Report has now emerged that Lionel Messi has passed Cristiano Ronaldo in club goals scored following his brace against Real Valladolid as the Argentine currently has 608 goals in 695 matches, while Ronaldo has 606 in 813 games.
Interestingly, Cristiano Ronaldo can tomorrow overtake Lionel Messi in this race - all things being equal as that is the fun of their rivalry.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Lionel Messi came out to reveal that he does not fancy the tag ‘god’ despite the fact that his ardent fans are keen on giving him holy names to match his brilliance.
Messi has for years been tipped as the greatest player to ever grace the beautiful game and while he has closely been rivaled by Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo, some of his records are simply hard to match by any stretch.
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