Digits don’t lie: Lionel Messi is superior goalscorer compared to Cristiano Ronaldo

These are just straight facts. Why would anyone even argue?
• Messi holds the record for the most goals scored in a single season – 73, while Cristiano Ronaldo’s personal best is 61.

• Messi also holds the record for the most goals scored in a single year – incredible 91, Cristiano could manage to get only 69.

• No player has scored more than Messi since Ronaldo’s move to Real Madrid in 2009: Lionel Messi – 462 Cristiano Ronaldo – 443

• Lionel is also better in terms of all-time goals to game ratio: scoring 603 goals in 749 appearances with the ratio of 0.81, while Cristiano’s 647 goals in his 900 matches allow him to get only 0.72.

• Finally, Lionel Messi is the quickest player to ever reach 100 Champions League goals – 123, Ronaldo needed 14 more games – 137.