Argument on who is better between Ronaldo and Messi has continued to grow as Ronaldo becomes the fastest player to reach 50 Series A goals’ landmark.
Cristiano Ronaldo has broken Andrey Shevchenko’s record of 50 goals in 69 matches by scoring same in just 60 matches.
Recall that Ronaldo had earlier equalled Trezeguet’s record 11 consecutive matches’ scoring streak and has equally become the first player to score up to 50 goals in all of the Barclays’ Premier league, La Liga Primera division and Italian Serie A, he also holds a joint record of scoring hat trick in three different top divisions with Alexis Sanchez.
Some fans are of the opinion that Ronaldo is better because he sets records everywhere unlike Messi who has remained in his “comfort zone” for about 15 years, others maintain that Messi can conquer anywhere he goes, having set a record of 23-game scoring streak in La Liga Primera division, and 91 goals in 12 calendar months.
Meanwhile, it has been officially announced that Ballon d’or will not be awarded for the year 2020 following the disruption of football activities by the COVID 19 pandemic.