Lionel Messi vs Neymar – All Stats You Need To Know

By Shyam
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Lionel Messi vs Neymar

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Lionel Messi and Neymar Jr. are arguably the two of the greatest players in football history and one must not take these comparisons so seriously.

This article will tell you about a stat comparison between Lionel Messi and Neymar. Can you guess who won was the top scorer in 2018 FIFA World Cup? (Hint: He is an English international)

Detailed Stats (Messi/Neymar)

Overall Club Stat

  • Appearances – 788/449
  • Goals – 676/265
  • Assists – 302/166
  • Minutes per goal – 95/138

UEFA Champions League

  • Appearances – 153/73
  • Goals – 123/41
  • Assists – 41/31
  • Minutes per goal – 103/153

National Team

  • Appearances – 158/116
  • Goals – 80/70
  • Assists – 51/52
  • Minutes Played – 13019/9611

Messi and Neymar are one of the best duos in history. They separated from each other when the Brazilian left Barcelona and joined PSG in 2017. After playing for different clubs for 4 years, they reunited this year when the Argentine signed PSG in August.

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The 34-year-old totally dominate his teammate in club records. But after looking at their national careers, Neymar has more impressive stats than Messi.

Answer to the question above – Harry Kane (6 goals)

By Shyam
Shyam Sharma who joined SPORTS BIG NEWS in 2021. Focuses on soccer – chiefly the Premier League, LaLiga, UEFA Champions League, Liga MX and MLS. On occasion, also covers American sports, general news and entertainment. Fascinated by the language of sport – particularly the under-appreciated art of translating cliché-speak.