Lionel messi scored the 47th free kick of his career last night and it s prompted readers to vote in favour of the five time ballon d or being the greatest free kick taker ever. For his part messi got 46 with barcelona and only six with argentina.
Despite the negative streaks they may have at specific moments in their careers there is no doubt that lionel messi and cristiano ronaldo are two of the best free kick takers of the last decades.
Lionel messi total career free kick goals. In that first season cristiano scored 5 times messi only 1. The 31 year old has now scored direct from a free kick. Cristiano s free kick goals are summarized in.
The argentinian has netted 46 direct free kick goals in his career with 12 coming since the start of 2018 that s more than any other team in europe s top five leagues have managed. It seems messi has massively caught up to the portuguese star in recent seasons. We can see that both began his career in professional football at 17 years old.
129 penalties 25 missed 56 hat tricks. All time career club and country excluding club friendlies lionel messi all time career goals. Messi top 20 best free kick goals ever messi tiros libres los mejores goles de tiro libre de messi.
Lionel messi continued his impressive recent record from free kicks on tuesday night as he slotted one home against villarreal for barcelona. Cristiano ronaldo all time career goals. This chart shows all the goals scored by messi and cristiano according to their age arranging them as if they were born in the same year.
13 with manchester united 32 with real madrid and eight with portugal. 96 penalties 26 missed 54 hat tricks. Lionel messi and cristiano ronaldo s free kick goals.
In this section we will analyze this aspect of the game. This is the goal statistic of fc barcelona player lionel messi which gives a detailed view on the goals the player has scored. Cristiano at sporting lisbon and messi at fc barcelona.