Cristiano Ronaldo has lagged behind Lionel Messi in this season’s total trophy win.
Despite ending his least targeting campaign in the last 10 years, Cristiano Ronaldo has still managed to win three trophies this season for Juventus and Portugal, which is overtaking Messi’s two acclaim with Barcelona.
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Ronaldo once again proved that Portugal can rely on UEFA Nations League as its national team for another European glory, depending on time and time again. After almost a year’s absence, Cristiano Ronaldo, who returned to international scene, netted up three times in two matches, including a hat-trick against Switzerland in the semi-finals.
Since 1996 Ronaldo failed to inspire Juventus for his first Champions League glory, but he managed to help Old Lady to lift his eight consecutive Serie A titles, scoring 21 goals in the process. However, Ronaldo’s contribution of 6 goals in the Champions League was very little for Juventus, because he was dropped out of Ajax 16 rounds.
Meanwhile, Messi ended his campaign with Barcelona in a dubious way. Argentina’s hire helped Barcelona to another La Liga crown, but the failure of the Catalan legions in both the Champions League and the Copa del Rey ruined Messi’s campaign, despite being sensational in the 31-year full session, 51 Rounded In all competitions
On the other hand, in the case of both goals and assistance, Ronaldo saw a huge drop in the previous season. In fact, 34-year-old Portuguese ended their worst session in the last decade as she ended her campaign with 31 goals and 11 support for both her club and country.
The heart of the matter
While Portugal lifted the UEFA Nations League by defeating Netherlands 1-0 in the final, Ronaldo has won three trophies this season, including Supercopa Italia for Serie A and Juventus.
Conversely, Barcelona’s captain Messi managed to win only two trophies, namely La Liga and Supercopa Espana.
Ronaldo also achieved two different testimonies by winning Serie A’s Most Valuable Player Award in his first season of Italy, and became the top goalkeeper of UEFA Nations League thanks to his hat-trick against Switzerland.
On the personal achievement front, Messi was the top scorer in his sixth European Golden Shoe, his sixth, and the Champions League, he had 12 goals.
What will happen next?
Cristiano Ronaldo will now enjoy a very desirable vacation with his family after a busy season, while Messi will be looking to help Argentine win the upcoming Copa America.