Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have had less injuries than the normal player, maybe due to their commitment to their fitness through good medical care and fitness programmes. They have competed for everything and have a lot of similarities.
Messi or Ronaldo: who has had more injuries?
Lionel Messi has been injured 32 times across his club careers for Barcelona and his new club PSG, many of which have not been serious and only kept him out for a few days and missed few games. Cristiano Ronaldo has had been injured 28 times, 4 times lesser than Messi and also many are for few days and few games missed.
Messi's worst injury and Ronaldo's worst injury.
Lionel Messi's worst injury for Barcelona was in 2006/07 season that sidelined him for 87days and made him miss 18 games for Barcelona. Cristiano Ronaldo's worst injury came when he was playing for Manchester United, it was an ankle injury in 2008 that kept him out for 94 days after surgery and he missed 11 games.
Messi or Ronaldo: who has played more games?
Cristiano Ronaldo has played 898 club games, scored 678 goals and provided 229 assists for Sporting Lisbon, Manchester United, Real Madrid and Juventus. Lionel Messi has played 781 club games, scored 672 goals and provided 301 assists, all for Barcelona, he is yet to score for PSG.