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6 Ronaldo champions league Records Messi Could Break This Season

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have shared one of the most iconic sporting rivalries in football history, with numerous records to their names.

Lionel Messi scored his first goal for Paris Saint-Germain against Manchester City in the 2021/2022 Champions League group stage match on Tuesday night.

Meanwhile Ronaldo continues his goalscoring form for Manchester United after striking in the 95th minutes to steal all three points against Villarreal on Wednesday night.

Six Ronaldo champions league Records Messi Could Break This Season

1. Highest Goal Scorer in the Knockout and finals of the UEFA Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo holds the record for most goals in the knockout and finals , with 67 in 83 games whereas Messi has 49 goals in 74 appearances.

2. All-Time Top Scorer In Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo is the all-time top goalscorer in the competition. He has 136 goals in 178 appearances. Meanwhile Messi scored 121 goals in 151 games.

3. Most goals in a single season: Cristiano Ronaldo once again leads in this regard. During the 2013-14 and 2015-16 , Cristiano Ronaldo scored 17 and 16 goals respectively. However, Lionel Messi's most goals in a season came during 2011–12 campaign with 14 goals. 

4. Number of Champions league Trophies: Ronaldo won five champions league with Manchester United and Real Madrid, whereas Messi won all his four at Barcelona.

5. Cristiano Ronaldo has the highest number of assists in the history of the competition with 42 in 178 appearances whereas Lionel Messi has 36 assists in 151 games.

6. Most Champions League Titles with Two Different Clubs: Lionel Messi could achieve this record if he wins a champions league trophy with PSG. Cristiano Ronaldo is the only player to win the tournament five times with two different clubs.

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