First Argentinan player to score in 4 editions
Lionel Messi became the first Argentina player to score in four editions of the FIFA World Cup.
Youngest and oldest player to score a goal
Messi is the youngest and the oldest player to both score and assist in a single World Cup game since the 1966 edition of the celebrated tournament.
Messi equalled Maradona
Messi equalled Maradona’s record feat by featuring in 21 matches for Argentina at the FIFA World Cup.
First men’s player to assist
Messi is the first men’s player to produce an assist in each of his 5 World Cup campaigns.
First player to score in five world cups
Ronaldo has became the first player in the history to score in five World Cup. He scored against Ghana.
Extended his most international goals tab
Ronaldo extended his record of the most international goals by an active scorer to 118.
Second captain to feature in Fifa without any club link
Ronaldo became the second only player to feature in a FIFA World Cup game as a captain without being linked to any Club.