Lionel Messi Pips Cristiano Ronaldo’s Record; Scores More Goals than CR7 in the Champions League
Lionel Messi and CR7 (Photo Credits: Twitter)

The debate Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo just refuses to die. Yesterday it was Ronaldo who went on to become the only player in the history of the Champions League to win his 100th match and thereby surpassing Messi. But, today during the match between Barcelona and PSV during the UEFA Champions League 2018, the 31-year-old overhauled the record of CR7 by scoring his 106th goal. Ronaldo has 105 goals under his belt. With this, Messi went on to become the highest goal scorer in the Champions League for Barcelona. Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi: Juventus Star Beats Barcelona Legend to Achieve This Major Champions League Record!

Messi’s goal guided the team 2-1 victory at Philip Stadion in the Group B match. Messi scored an amazing goal at the 61st minute and picked up the Man of the Match award. The team shared the news on social media. “Most Champions League goals for a single club ⚽ 1⃣0⃣6⃣ Leeeeeoooooo😏👑,” posted the official handle of Barca.

Messi has netted 106 goals in 128 games for Barcelona. On the other hand, Ronaldo scored 105 times in 163 appearances for Real Madrid before joining Juventus. However, CR7 is still ahead of Messi in the all-time top scorers in the competition with 121 goals. With this, the team went on to be on the top of the Group B table with 13 points. Out of the five matches played by Barcelona, the team won four and one of them got drawn. Barcelona has now qualified for the round of 16.