Statistic: Messi and Ronaldo at their best before WC 2018

The race for the Ballon d’Or 2018 is alive as Cristiano Ronaldo began scoring in 2018.

As shown on the graph below, Ronaldo is usually more prolific than Messi in spring, while the Argentinian forward scores more often in winter.

Both players need to accelerate in the last stage of the season to enter the World Cup in the finest scoring form and continue battling for the most prestigious individual award.