5 Players Who Have More Free Kick Goals Than Both Ronaldo And Messi

Manchester United’s Star, Cristiano Ronaldo and Paris Saint Germain’s Star, Lionel Messi are arguably the best Players of their generation. While some feel Cristiano Ronaldo is the best Player, others prefer Lionel Messi.

The two Players have a combined 12 Ballon D’or awards (Ronaldo winning 5 and Messi winning 7). This shows how great these Players are. Their consistency is what keeps them at the top level for more than a decade.

The Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi debate is forever going to continue but today, we take a look at 5 Players who have more free kick goals than Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 58 free kick goals while his rival, Lionel Messi has also scored the same amount of free kick goals (58).

Here are 5 players who have scored more free kick goals than both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi:

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1. Juninho (77 free kick goals)

Juninho is the best Player when it comes to scoring from the set piece. He was known as the magnificent 7. The midfielder is considered the greatest free kick taker of all time with 77 free kick goals.

2. Pele (70 free kick goals)

Pele, arguably the best Brazilian Footballer that the World has ever seen. Pele won three World cups with Brazil and has scored more than 700 career goals. However he is second on the list with 70 free kick goals.

3. Ronaldinho (66 free kick goals)

Ronaldinho, another great Brazilian Footballer is one of the best ever attacking midfielder the World has ever seen. The former Barcelona star also won a Ballon D’or in his career. He has also scored more free kick goals than both Ronaldo and Messi.

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4. David Beckham (65 free kick goals):

David Beckham was a very great Footballer who played for Manchester United, Real Madrid and Paris Saint Germain (PSG).

The former football star has scored an impressive 65 free kick goals and the famous phrase ‘bend it like Beckham’ shows how good he was at taking free kicks.

5. Diego Maradona (62 free kick goals):

Diego Maradona, arguably the best Argentine Footballer ever was also very dangerous in taking set pieces. The Argentine played for big Clubs like Napoli and Barcelona. The Argentine scored 62 free kick goals.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are great when it comes to free kicks but these Players listed above seem to better in set pieces.

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What do you think? Will Ronaldo and Messi surpass these Players listed above?

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