Fifa World Cup 2022: Records broken by Messi and Ronaldo in 2022 world cup

WRITTEN BY Tarun Kohli2022-11-29,17:14:27 news

Lionel Messi

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.

Cristiano Ronaldo

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.

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