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10 Records Lionel Messi & Cristiano Ronaldo Haven’t Broken

Superstars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have dominated at the highest level for more than a decade, but which records have they not yet broken?

While there were records many did not even consider achievable years ago, Messi and Ronaldo have consistently set standards that have shaped the way many view the beautiful game.

Their more than decade-long dominance at the top of world football has many doubting if they will see another pair like them again in their lifetime, but, sadly, both forwards are now reaching the twilights of their careers.

With Messi being 31 years old and Ronaldo 33 years old, both players are expected to start slowing down, although they are not there just yet.

There are several records they have not yet made their own over the years, and they will perhaps need a few more years to achieve them, especially when it comes to scoring the most goals in European Cup finals.

Messi has only struck twice in finals, while Ronaldo has scored four final goals. The record is shared by two Real Madrid legends, Alfredo Di Stefano and Ferenc Puskas, who both scored seven times in finals.

The fastest UEFA Champions League hat-trick was scored by former Lyon forward Bafetimbi Gomis in 2011, with the French striker completing his treble in just eight minutes – another record that evades the two superstar attackers.

Radamel Falcao holds the record for the most goals in a single European cup campaign, including qualifiers. The Colombian scored 18 times in the 2011/12 UEFA Europa League while playing for FC Porto.

To see 10 records Ronaldo and Messi are yet to break, according to Sportsmail, click through the gallery above!

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