Messi and Ronaldo’s rivalry can be said to be the greatest rivalry in the history of football. I look at the breakdown of their goals up till recently, here is how they both scored using these parts of the body.
Let’s start with Christiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo is a five times ballon d’or winner, who is at the verge of becoming the second highest goalscorer in international football. He has scored over 700 goals in his football career, and here is a breakdown of how he has scored them;
Left leg- 133
Right leg- 481
Messi on the other hand is a 6 times ballon d’or winner. That is the highest in the history of football. He is also one of the highest goalscorers in the history of football. Here is a breakdown of all his goals;
Right leg- 91
Left leg- 593
The only part of the body that Messi has used in scoring while Ronaldo hasn’t used is “His hand”. While the only part of the body that Ronaldo has used in scoring and Messi hasn’t used is “His thigh or lap”.