The Stats that Prove Ronaldo > Messi in the Champions League

Ronaldo Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo was on the scoresheet again in the Champions League last night – scoring his 125th goal in the competition, and the stats prove he is better than Lionel Messi in the tournament.

His 125th goal came in the 1-1 draw with Ajax last night, and the stats of his performances are just incredible…

Ronaldo’s goal against Ajax last night was his 125th in the Champions League and 97th header in his career.

The away goal could be vital as Ajax managed to get level with a second half goal from David Neres meant the tie ended 1-1.


Cristiano Ronaldo’s Champions League Stats

Ronaldo's goal stats Champions League

The stats show just how good he is in the Champions League, eclipsing Lionel Messi in the knock-out stages. He comes alive during the later rounds and has guided Manchester United and Real Madrid to Champions League glory in his illustrious career.

Nobody comes close to Ronaldo’s goalscoring record in the latter stages of the competition, he’s scored 41 goals in the quarter-finals, semi-final and final of the tournament, compared to just 16 goals from Lionel Messi.

Another quite remarkable statistic to emerge from the Ajax vs Juventus match last night was than Ronaldo is now the join leading Champions League goalscorer at the Johan Cruyff Arena with six goals. Matched by Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Lionel Messi has failed to score in his last 12 Champions League quarter final appearances, but Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 16 goals in that time.

Is there any debate that Ronaldo is better than Messi, in the Champions League at least???

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