One of the hot topics of all the time is Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi vs Neymar’s performance and who’s the best? Man Utd forwards Cristiano Ronaldo, Paris Saint-Germain star Lionel Messi, and Neymar is the world’s top football player in the row. All the players are the most valuable player in the football world.
Having won a combined eleven Ballon d’Or/FIFA Ballon d’Or awards ( 7 for Messi and 5 for Ronaldo), both are widely regarded as the two best players of their generation and among the best of all time in the sport.
The most all-time hot topic of debate in the football world is who the top footballer skilled player is between Cristiano Ronaldo & Lionel Messi. Ronaldo, 37, previously won the award in 2008, 2013, 2014, 2016, and 2017. Messi finished second in the voting while Neymar, who joined Paris St Germain in a world-record transfer deal this summer, was third. PSG legend Messi may have outscored Barcelona last calendar year.
Neymar came into prominence at an early age at Santos, where he made his professional debut at age 17. With 70 goals in 116 matches for Brazil (2010 to the end of world cup 2019) since debuting at age 18, Neymar is the second-highest goal scorer for his national team. Current PSG star Neymar scored his 90th goal for PSG in his 130th appearance for the club.
Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi vs Neymar 2022-23
Neymar is the most expensive transfer from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain with €222m in 2017. The current transfer record history was set by Neymar Jr from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the 10th and 13th most expensive deal in football history and the most expensive deal in Italian clubs in 2018. His transfer from Man Utd to Real Madrid with €94m in 2009 and the 2018 most expensive deal transfer from Real Madrid to Juventus in €100m. He is the first footballer and the third sportsman to earn US$1 billion in his career. Find the comparison between Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi vs Neymar.
|Neymar Led in the Table with 7 goals in 4 Apps in the 2021-22 Season|
|All Competition||10 Apps, 0 Assist, 0 Goals||9 Apps, 7 Assist, 4 Goals||9 Apps, 7 Assist, 10 Goals|
|Club League||6 Apps, 0 Assist, 0 Goals||7 Apps, 7 Assist, 3 Goals||7 Apps, 6 Assist, 8 Goals|
|UEFA Champion League||3 Apps, 0 Assist, 2 Goals||1 Apps, 0 Assist, 0 Goals||1 Apps, 1 Assist, 0 Goals|
|Other Competition||1 Apps, 0 Assist, 0 Goals||1 Apps, 0 Assist, 1 Goals||1 Apps, 0 Assist, 2 Goals|
|FIFA WC (Friendlier)||1 Apps, 0 Assist, 0 Goal||1 Apps, 0 Assist, 5 Goal||2 Apps, 0 Assist, 3 Goal|
|Ronaldo Led in the Table with 24 goals in 38 Apps in the 2021-22 Season|
|All Competition||38 Apps, 3 Assist, 24 Goals||33 Apps, 14 Assist, 10 Goals||22 Apps, 8 Assists, 13 Goals|
|League||30 Apps, 3 Assist, 18 Goals||25 Apps, 14 Assist, 5 Goals||22 Apps, 6 Assists, 13 Goals|
|UEFA Champion League||6 Apps, 0 Assist, 6 Goals||7 Apps, 0 Assist, 5 Goals||6 Apps, 2 Assists, 0 Goal|
|Other Competition||2 Apps, 0 Assist, 0 Goals||1 Apps, 0 Assist, 0 Goals||0 Apps, 0 Assist, 0 Goal|
|9 Apps, 1 Assist, 6 Goal||15 Apps, 0 Assist, 7 Goal
1 Apps, 0 Assist, 5 Goal
|10 Apps, 8 Assist, 8 Goal
2 Apps, 0 Assist, 3 Goal
|Messi Led in the Table with 47 goals in 38 Apps|
|All Competition||44 Apps, 4 Assist, 36 Goals||47 Apps, 14 Assist, 38 Goals||31 Apps, 11 Assists, 17 Goals|
|League||33 Apps, 2 Assist, 29 Goals||35 Apps, 11 Assist, 30 Goals||17 Apps, 6 Assists, 9 Goals|
|UEFA Champion League||6 Apps, 2 Assist, 4 Goals||6 Apps, 2 Assist, 5 Goals||9 Apps, 3 Assists, 6 Goal|
|Other Competition||5 Apps, 3 Assists, 0 Goal||6 Apps, 3 Assist, 1 Goal||4 Apps, 2 Assist, 2 Goal|
|Ronaldo Led in the Table with 37 goals in 46 Apps|
|All Competition||46 Apps, 10 Assist, 37 Goals||44 Apps, 25 Assists, 31 Goals||27 Apps, 12 Assist, 19 Goals|
|League||31 Apps, 5 Assist, 31 Goals||33 Apps, 21 Assists, 25 Goals||15 Apps, 6 Assist, 13 Goals|
|UEFA Champion League||8 Apps, 0 Assist, 4 Goals||8 Apps, 3 Assist, 3 Goals||7 Apps, 4 Assist, 3 Goals|
|Other Competition||5 Apps, 0 Assists, 2 Goal||3 Apps, 1 Assist, 3 Goals||5 Apps, 3 Assists, 2 Goals|
Messi, Ronaldo, and Neymar are the world’s greatest footballers, but who’s the best? Compare goals, assists, and honors for Cristiano Ronaldo & Lionel Messi and Neymar.
Lionel Messi || PSG || Argentine
Lionel Messi is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Ligue 1, the top division of French football, and the Argentina national team. The Argentine superstar has always scored more than 50 goals in a calendar year and his best figure 69 goals in 2013.
Messi wins his 7th Ballon d’Or. His numbers this year are once again truly extraordinary. He’s head and shoulders the best player in world football. According to France Football, Messi was the world’s highest-paid footballer for five years out of six between 2009 and 2014.
He is the second-highest-paid footballer £7.3 million ($9.5m) a month before tax (where PSG assumes $75M as salary). Lionel Messi’s player profile is below-
- Age: 34
- Born: 24 June 1987
- Clubs: Paris Saint-Germain (2021-present); Barcelona (2004-2021)
- Nationality: Argentine
- Ballon d’Or wins: 7 wins (2021, 2019, 2015, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009)
- The Best Fifa Men’s Player: 1 (2019)
- Champions League winners’ medals – 4: 2005–06, 2008–09, 2010–11, 2014–15 (all with Barcelona)
|Lionel Messi: Appearances and goals by Competition, season, and Apps|
|La Liga (Barcelona)||474||2003-21||520|
|Champions League (Barcelona)||120||2003-21||149|
|Copa del Rey (Barcelona)||56||2003-21||80|
|Super Copa (Barcelona)||14||2003-21||20|
|PSG (Ligue 1 + other)||7||2021-current||26|
|Lionel Messi (Argentina): National team, year, and competition|
Cristiano Ronaldo || Manchester United || Portugal
Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Manchester United and the Portugal national team. He is one of the world’s top players, the all-time footballer in the world. He is the most famous sportsperson in football history.
Since 2011, Ronaldo has always scored more than 50 goals in 6calendars (in the Serie A, La Liga, and Premier League) and 38 goals in 46 matches in 2020-21. He has also become the fastest player to reach 50 Serie A goals(in just 61 games). His name was the top-highest-paid footballer. The Portuguese superstar is set to make $125m in the 2021-22 seasons before taxes.
- Age: 37
- Born: 5 February 1985
- Clubs: Manchester United (2021-present); Juventus (2018-2021); Real Madrid (2009-2018); Manchester United (2003-09); Sporting Lisbon (2002-03)
- Nationality: Portuguese
- Ballon d’Or wins: 5 (2017, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2008)
- The Best Fifa Men’s Player: 2 wins (2016 and 2017)
- Champions League winners’ medals – 5: 2007–08 with Man Utd; 2013–14, 2015–16, 2016–17, and 2017–18 with Real Madrid
- Top goalscorer in men’s international football (115 goals)
- Top goalscorer in the Uefa Champions League (140 goals)
|Ronaldo (Man Utd): Appearances and goals by Competition, season, and Apps|
|Sporting CP (Segunda Divisão B)||0||2003-09||2|
|Sporting CP (Primeira Liga)||3||2003-09||25|
|Premier League (Manchester United )||84||2003-09||196|
|La Liga (Real Madrid)||311||2009-18||292|
|Serie A (Juventus )||81||2018-2022||98|
|Premier League (Manchester United)||18||2018-Current||33|
|Continental (Champions League + UEFA Cup)||141||2002-current||188|
|Other Cup (League + Other)||4 + 15||2007-current||12 + 21|
|The senior career with all football Clubs, season and competition|
|Total Career (Portugal)||135||223|
Neymar Jr || PSG || Brazil
One of Brazil Football and PSG’s most valuable faces is Neymar, also known as Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior. He is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for the French club Paris Saint-Germain.
Neymar was the world’s fourth most famous athlete in 2016, one of the world’s top three players, and the world’s most prominent sportsman. World’s most expensive transfers of all all-time held by Neymar. Paris Saint-Germain is the 4th most paid footballer at now, his total earning around £2.7 million a month.
- Age: 29
- Born: 5 February 1992
- Clubs: Paris Saint-Germain (2017– current); Barcelona (2013–2017); Santos (2009–2013)
- Joined: Aug 3, 2017 (PSG)
- Contract Expires: Jun 30, 2025 (PSG)
- Awards: Campeonato Brasileiro Série A Team of the Year: 3 (2010, 2011, 2012)
|Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain): Appearances and goals by Competition, season, and Apps|
|La Liga (Barcelona)||115||2013-17||123|
|List of international goals scored by Neymar|
Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi vs Neymar Awards
|Cristiano Ronaldo||Wins his 5 Ballon d’Or, FIFA FIFPro World11, FIFA The Best Special Award: 2021, Capocannoniere: 2020-21
UEFA Nations League Finals Team of the Tournament, Serie A Team of the Year,
Serie A Most Valuable Player, PFA Portuguese Player of the Year
|Lionel Messi||Wins his 7 Ballon d’Or, The Best FIFA Men’s Player, and European Golden Shoe.
Laureus World Sportsman of the Year: 2020
UEFA Club Forward of the Year, La Liga Best Player,
IFFHS World’s Best Playmaker, FIFA FIFPro World11,
|Neymar||FIFA FIFPro World11 nominee, Golden Ball award for the best player|
|Cristiano Ronaldo||The Best (x2), UEFA Player of the Year, Ballon d’Or, FIFA FIFPro World XI, UEFA Best Player in Europe Award, World Soccer Player of the Year, IFFHS World’s Best Top Goal Scorer, EA Sports FIFA|
|Lionel Messi||La Liga top scorer, European Golden Shoe, Olimpia de Plata, FIFA FIFPro World XI, IFFHS World’s Best Top Division Goalscorer|
|Neymar||Copa del Rey, Samba Gold, IFFHS World’s Best Playmaker, IFFHS Men’s World Team|
Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi vs Neymar FIFA World Cup Record and History
|Playing History at the FIFA International Tournament|
|Leon Messi (Argentina)||185||102||2005-current|
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