Messi, Ronaldo hit a combined total of 1000 goals for Barcelona and Real Madrid

Messi, Ronaldo hit a combined total of 1000 goals for Barcelona and Real Madrid

- Barcelona and Real Madrid played out a 2-2 draw in El Clasico

- Messi and Ronaldo scored a goal in each half for their teams

- Both players have now scored 1,000 goals combined

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After scoring a goal each on Sunday, May 6 El Clasico showdown, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo took their tallies to another landmark.

Messi has scored 551 goals for Barcelona while his rival, Ronaldo, has netted 449 under his belt for Real Madrid in all competitions.

Both attackers now have a combined goal tally of 1,000 between them, as they have continued to dominate domestic and world football.

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Messi scored a brilliant individual effort as he wriggled his way past two defenders and buried the ball in the right-hand corner of Navas in the weekend clash.

On the other hand, Ronaldo was the recipient of a Karim Benzema assist as he went on to injure himself in the process.

The leveler was Ronaldo's 310th strike for Los Blancos in La Liga. He also has 105 in the Champions League with 22 in the Copa del Rey, and 12 in other competitive competitions.

The Argentine scored his 382nd for La Blaugrana in the league and recently reached 100 goals in the Champions League. He has also hit 48 in the Copa del Rey and has 12 in other competitions.

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The duo have scored their most goals against Sevilla as Messi has 31 goals compared to Ronaldo's 27.

The Argentina international scored 449 goals with his favourite left-foot, 78 with his right, 22 with his head and two with other parts of his body.

The Portuguese captain has scored 298 with his right, 81 with his left, 69 with his head and one with other body parts.

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Ronaldo has 193 away goals while Messi has 218 but both stars have scored more home games as they have 243 and 317 respectively.

Dani Alves has provided the most assist to Messi's with 42 while Karim Benzema tops Ronaldo's chart with the same number of assists.

Messi has scored 138 goals in the last 15 minutes of a match while Ronaldo has struck 99 in that same period.

After the injury to Ronaldo in El Clasico at the Nou Camp, the five-time Balon d'Or winner has said he will be fit in time for the Champions League final against Liverpool, on May ,26.

Ronaldo was substituted for Marco Asensio at half time following the injury he sustained while he scored his team's equalizer.

The Portuguese star have scored 25 goals this season in La Liga but Messi has 33 in Barcelona's unbeaten campaign.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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