The Cristiano-Messi rivalry is a rivalry in football between two rival players. Ronaldo and Messi are both regarded as being all time great players in the sports having combined 7 FIFA Ballon d’Or awards between them. Their rivalry was ignited when messi won this award for four consecutive years. He was just too good in that period. Ronaldo won it first and then followed by 4 consecutive awards won by messi igniting this rivalry. But because of this rivalry,Ronaldo improved himself and he won FIFA Ballon d’Or this year and the last year too. Both have scored above 400 goals for club and the country.