The debate on who is the best footballer of modern generation between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi has never been settled. Every football pundit and fan has his own opinion on who should be named as the best between the two superstars. However, it is worth remembering that Cristiano Ronaldo has managed to win five Ballon Dior awards whereas Lionel Messi has managed to win six Ballon Dior awards.
The two are both excellent at taking penalties and free kicks as they both have so many goals from set pieces. Cristiano Ronaldo scored two penalties last night as Portugal thrashed Luxembourg 5-0. As of now, Cristiano Ronaldo is the male player with the most international goals, 115 goals. However, many football fans are wondering who has the most international goals without penalties between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
Well, it is Cristiano Ronaldo who has more international goals without penalties when compared to Lionel Messi. After last night's game, the Portuguese forward has a total of 98 international goals without penalties. However, the Argentine striker on the other hand has 68 international goals without penalties.
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