Ronaldo vs Messi Duo’s Dominated individual Football honours


Cristiano Ronaldo may have caught ‘The Best’ however it was simply one more section in honors race with Lionel Messi… Ronaldo vs Messi  the Real Madrid and Barcelona team overwhelm singular respects.

 Ronaldo vs Messi FIFA have set up their own particular rivalry – The Best – to challenge the Ballon D’Or.
The last time one of the team did not win the Ballon D’Or was Kaka in 2007
They have involved both of the main two places in the opposition since 2010
Cristiano Ronaldo took both individual respects this year in front of Lionel Messi
Both of their clubs have turned out to be characterized by the fight for the individual honors

 Ronaldo vs Messi :The award may be different but the outcome was the same. On Monday night Cristiano Ronaldo captured The Best FIFA Football Player award, adding it to what must be an already overflowing personal trophy room.

Ronaldo also won this year’s edition of the Ballon D’Or, which has undergone a sudden separation from FIFA’s individual awards.

 Ronaldo vs Messi :The Golden Ball, set up by media organisation France Football, has been running since 1956 and was first awarded to Stanley Matthews, while The Best seems a direct successor to FIFA’s World Player Of The Year award.

But the podium at both was dominated by two men, not one, with the third contender almost an afterthought.


Cristiano Ronaldo captured FIFA’s new The Best FIFA Football Player award on Monday night.


He added it to his collection of four Ballon D’Or awards – including the one he won last year/

Ronaldo vs Messi :

In Monday’s version, Spanish daily paper AS alluded to the fight amongst Ronaldo and Lionel Messi generally advantageous. Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann is a wonderful footballer, yet in their eyes he was just ‘the observer’s on Monday. There was minimal possibility he could win.

Truth be told, no player however Ronaldo or Messi has won the Ballon D’Or since 2007 – Kaka was the last man to separate the duopoly.

To think about a period when Kaka could sensibly be viewed as the best player on the planet is to recollect a long-overlooked footballing world.

The Brazilian never approached those strong statures again.


The Ballon D’Or has developed into a straight battle between Ronaldo and Lionel Messi (right)

  • 2016 – Cristiano Ronaldo

    2015 – Lionel Messi

    2014 – Cristiano Ronaldo

    2013 – Cristiano Ronaldo

    2012 – Lionel Messi

    2011 – Lionel Messi

    2010 – Lionel Messi

    2009 – Lionel Messi

    2008 – Cristiano Ronaldo

    2007 – Kaka


Kaka was the last player aside from the duo to win the Ballon D’Or – he won it back in 2007.
Ronaldo vs Messi :

In any case, it is not quite recently Kaka’s triumph that emerges. No player not named Ronaldo or Messi has found a place in the main two of the Ballon D’Or rankings since 2010.

Rather we have had a circumstance whereby two players have risen without a moment’s delay, both with the sensible claim of being one of the best footballers ever.

Ronaldo has won the Ballon D’Or four circumstances since 2007, Messi has won it on five events.

That has made a contention between two players who may never have even handled each other. It is one that has come to characterize the advanced amusement.


Ballon D’Or: 2008, 2013, 2014, 2016

The Best FIFA Men’s Player: 2016 

FIFA World Player of the Year: 2008

FIFPro World Player of the Year: 2008

UEFA Best Player in Europe: 2014, 2016

Onze D’Or: 2008

European Golden Shoe: 2007-08, 2010-11, 2013-14 (split with Luis Suarez), 2014-15


Forward Ronaldo has managed to win the Ballon D’Or on four different occasions since 2007.


But Messi has the edge, having won the Ballon D’Or five times since Kaka captured the award.

Consider the way football now works. Four of the last six Champions Leagues have been won by either Real Madrid or Barcelona, their individual stars requesting completely a remarkable season without fail.

Before, Ronaldo may have stayed content at Old Trafford. That was never going to be the situation when he knew the miniscule Argentinian was holding up practically around the bend, prepared to jump on the off chance that he didn’t win the Champions League.

To be one of the two best on the planet notwithstanding such monstrous rivalry, he must be connected with one of the two greatest clubs on the planet. It’s outstanding that the last three Ballon D’Or grants have been given to the player whose club won Europe’s tip top club rivalry that year. Ronaldo’s Euro 2016 win was only a reward.

They are in an enlistment and administrative weapons contest, continually hoovering up any players that could profit their two stars.


Ballon D’Or: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015

FIFA World Player of the Year: 2009

UEFA Best Player in Europe: 2011, 2015

European Golden Shoe: 2010, 2012, 2013 


Ronaldo and Messi are in a constant race to demonstrate individual success to win the award.

Messi had a down period so Barcelona brought in Luis Suarez and Neymar to take the pressure off him. Rafa Benitez was unable to command the respect of Ronaldo so was jettisoned in favour of Zinedine Zidane.

Sometimes the teams descend into something resembling a farce. It’s difficult to forget Gareth Bale being jeered by Real supporters after he chose to shoot rather than passing it to Ronaldo.

At one point over the last five years, when Real were very much secondary to Barcelona in La Liga – they have not managed to win the league since 2012- it seemed as though all the supporters of Los Blancos cared about was making sure Ronaldo scored the most goals in the division and took the plaudits.

It could even be argued that that quest for individual greatness between the two has come at a detriment to their teams at points.


It can be argued the quest for individual brilliance for both players is not always for the best

Ronaldo’s absence of guarded exertion has required the group to be worked around him, while Messi was utilized for a considerable length of time while plainly unfit in 2013-14.

So a basic fight to be the best has achieved over the top statures. Splendid players like Andres Iniesta, Luis Suarez, Franck Ribery and Xavi knew they would experience the pinnacle of their vocation without taking the honor. They needed to watch on as Ronaldo and Messi looted a great many goals.

Griezmann, 25, will seek after a retirement from one of the two on the off chance that he needs to get his hands on one of the two trophies.

It has likewise turned out to be close to home. On the off chance that you need to see one of the most bizarre scenes ever dedicated to film, viewing 2016’s narrative Ronaldo is very prescribed.


Their hegemony over the trophy makes it difficult for anyone else to get close to it

Could we soon have a farcical situation develop? Will next year see the trophies split between the two players? Maybe that is the only way this rivalry will end. Ballon D’Or wins for Messi, Ronaldo named The Best. Is that the only solution to football’s ever more dangerous arms race?

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