Messi surpasses Cristiano Ronaldo in international goals

messi-vs-ronaldoAs Lionel Mes­si scored the two goal for his side against Celtic in the 5th round of the Cham­pi­ons League group stage. His two goals not only did it help Barcelona to qual­i­fy into the next stage of the com­pe­ti­tion but it also added to his record in terms of inter­na­tion­al goals.

Now Lionel Mes­si have scored nine goal in this season’s Cham­pi­ons League cam­paign, which makes him the high­est goal scor­er. This means Argen­tine inter­na­tion­al have scored a total of 100 inter­na­tion­al goals for just club side which makes him one goal ahead of Cris­tiano Ronal­do.

Here’s a break­down of inter­na­tion­al goals by the two play­ers;

Lionel Mes­si inter­na­tion­al goals scored for club side

  • Cham­pi­ons League — 100 goals /110 games
  • Euro­pean Super Cup — 3 goals / 4 games
  • Club World Cup — 5 goals / 5 games
  • TOTAL: 100 goals / 119 games

Cris­tiano Ronal­do inter­na­tion­al goals scored for club side

  • Cham­pi­ons League — 96 goals / 136 games
  • Euro­pean Super Cup — 2 goals / 1 game
  • Club World Cup — 1 goal / 4 games
  • TOTAL: 99 goals / 141 games
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