Real Madrid progressed to the Champions League semi-finals thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo, who appeared with five goals against Bayern Munich when it mattered most, at the same time as Lionel Messi was frustrated by the Juventus defence.
Not only did the No. 7 net his 100th Champions League goal during the tie, but he has now equalled Alfredo di Stefano with 32 goals between the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final of Europe's premier club competition.
Messi, on the other hand,
could not find a way past Gianluigi Buffon and has now failed to score in his past nine quarter-final outings, while his tally for the final three rounds of the tournament remains at 16, half of Ronaldo's.
That gap could increase further given that the 32-year-old will take part in two,...Read details...
Total goals in the Champions League quarter-finals, semi-finals and final.
Messi and Barcelona fans must accept that C. Ronaldo is a big game player and the best ever 💯💪💪
Messi's Last 4 Quarter Final Games in Champions League
Even after this stat, despite being Ronaldo fan - I'd say that Messi is the best ever. Those who hate him it's because he doesn't play for our side. That's the truth
Only the best for Leo Messi and his fiancee 😍😍😍
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