Messi has scored 28 goals in UCL’s round of 16 in 31 games.
are the leaders in the Champions League round of 16's history in goals and appearances. Lionel Messi has scored 28 goals in this stage of the Champions League and his Portuguese rival Cristiano Ronaldo sits in second place with 25 goals. The interesting point of this record is that Messi has scored his goals in fewer appearances than Ronaldo. Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Muller stand in the next places with 13 and 12 goals.
Cristiano Ronaldo has played 33 games in this stage of the competition with three different teams and holds the record of the most appearances in this stage and Lionel Messi follows him with 31 appearances all made with the Spanish giants.
All the players in the mentioned record list have the chance to add to their records in the second leg of the UCL 2021 round of 16. Here is the draw results of the Champions League 2021 round of 16:
Monchengladbach vs Manchester City
Lazio vs Bayern Munchen
Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea
Leipzig vs Liverpool
Porto vs Juventus
Barcelona vs Paris Saint-Germain
Sevilla vs Dortmund
Atalanta vs Real Madrid