Individual Awards - Messi vs Ronaldo

FIFA World Player of the Year

Messi

6
2019 FIFA Best2015 FIFA Ballon d'Or2012 FIFA Ballon d'Or2011 FIFA Ballon d'Or2010 FIFA Ballon d'Or2009 FIFA World Player of the Year

Ronaldo

5
2017 FIFA Best2016 FIFA Best2014 FIFA Ballon d'Or2013 FIFA Ballon d'Or2008 FIFA World Player of the Year

Ballon d'Or

Messi

6
20192015 *2012 *2011 *2010 *2009

Ronaldo

5
201720162014 *2013 *2008

* merged with FIFA world player of the year

European Golden Shoe

Messi

6
2018/19 36 Goals2017/18 34 Goals2016/17 37 Goals2012/13 46 Goals2011/12 50 Goals2009/10 34 Goals

Ronaldo

4
2014/15 48 Goals2013/14 31 Goals2010/11 40 Goals2007/08 31 Goals

Other Individual Awards & Achievements

Lionel Messi Other Individual AwardsCristiano Ronaldo Other Individual Awards

Champions League Top Scorer

6

2018/192014/152011/122010/112009/102008/09

7

2017/182016/172015/162014/152013/142012/132007/08

La Liga Top Scorer (Pichichi)

8

2020/212019/202018/192017/182016/172012/132011/122009/10

3

2014/152013/142010/11

Premier League Top Scorer

-

1

2007/08

Serie A Top Scorer

-

1

2020/21

Laureus Award - Sportsman of the year

1

2020

0

FIFA World Player of the Year 2nd Place

6

201720162014201320082007

6

202020182015201220112009

FIFA World Player of the Year 3rd Place

1

2020

2

20192007

Ballon d'Or 2nd Place (Silver Ball)

5

20172016201420132008

6

201820152012201120092007

Ballon d'Or 3rd Place (Bronze Ball)

1

2007

1

2019

UEFA Club Footballer of the Year (97-2010)

1

2009

1

2008

UEFA Best Player (2011-)

2

2014/152010/11

3

2016/172015/162013/14

UEFA Best Forward in Europe

2

2018/192008/09

3

2017/182016/172007/08

La Liga Best Player (08-16)

6

2014/152012/132011/122010/112009/102008/09

1

2013/14

Trofeo Alfredo Di Stefano (La Liga Best Player by Marca)

7

2018/192017/182016/172014/152010/112009/102008/09

4

2015/162013/142012/132011/12

Serie A Footballer of the Year

-

2

20202019

Serie A MVP

-

1

2018/19

Premier League Player of the Season

-

2

2007/082006/07

PFA Players' Player of the Year

-

2

2007/082006/07

PFA Fans' Player of the Year

-

2

2007/082006/07

FWA Footballer of the Year (Writer's EPL Player of the Season)

-

2

2007/082006/07

Premier League Young Player of the Year

-

1

2006/07

FIFA World Cup Golden Ball

1

2014

0

Copa America Golden Ball

2

20212015

-

Copa America Golden Boot

1

2021

-

Copa America Best Young Player

1

2007

-

FIFPro World Player of the Year (2005-2008)

0

1

2008

FIFPro Young Player of the Year (2005-2008)

3

200820072006

0

FIFPro World XI Appearances

14

20202019201820172016201520142013201220112010200920082007

14

20202019201820172016201520142013201220112010200920082007

FIFA Puskas Award

0

1

2009

FIFA Puskas Award Nominations

7

2019201820162015201220112010

2

20182009

UEFA.com Goal of the Season

3

2018/192015/162014/15

2

2019/202017/18

UEFA Technical Observers Best Goal of the Season

1

2019/20

2

2018/192017/18

Golden Boy (UEFA Young Player of the Year)

1

2005

0

Bravo Award by Guerin Sportivo

1

2007

1

2004

Onze d'Or by Onze Mondial

4

2019201220112009

2

20172008

World Soccer Best Player

5

20192015201220112009

5

20172016201420132008

Golden Foot

0

1

2020

UEFA Euros Golden Boot

0

1

2021

UEFA Euros Silver Boot

-

1

2016

UEFA Nations League Finals Golden Boot

-

1

2019

IFFHS World's Top Goalscorer

2

20122011

5

20192017201620142013

IFFHS World's Best Top Division Goal Scorer

4

2018201720132012

3

202020152014

IFFHS World's Best Playmaker

4

2019201720162015

0

IFFHS World's Best Man Player of the Decade

1

2011-2020

0

IFFHS World's Best Playmaker of the Decade

1

2011-2020

0

IFFHS World's Best Top Goal Scorer of the Decade

0

1

2011-2020

IFFHS World's Best National Goal Scorer of the Decade

1

2011-2020

0

IFFHS World's Best National Goal Scorer of XXI Century

0

1

2001-2020

IFFHS World's Best Top Goal Scorer of XXI Century

0

1

2001-2020

IFFHS Best Player in Conmebol

1

2020

-

CNID - Best Portuguese Athlete Abroad

-

10

2018201720162015201320122011200920082007

FPF Best Portuguese Player of all Time

-

1

All time

Olimpia de Plata - Argentine Player of the Year

12

201920172016201520132012201120102009200820072005

-

Olimpia de Oro - Argentine Sportsperson of the Year

1

2011

-

Argentine Athlete of the Decade

1

2010-2020

-

Dubai Globe Soccer Awards Best Player of the Year

1

2015

6

201920182017201620142011

Dubai Globe Soccer Awards Best Player of the Century

0

1

2001-2020

FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball

2

20112009

1

2016

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