On Spanish soil a work published by Cuadernos de Fútbol surprised by the place where it located Cristiano Ronaldo
Leo Messi and the Spanish Enrique Castro “Quini” Y Cesar Rodriguez They are the three best players in the almost ninety-year history of the League championship, according to a study by the Research Center for Football History and Statistics (CIHEFE), which places Cristiano Ronaldo in twelfth place.
The work, prepared by Jose Antonio Ortega and published in the Football Notebooks of this football studies center, part of the scale of a series of objective data to evaluate the players positive or negative and among which are the bill of the goals (play, penalty, own goal …), cards and expulsions , titles, number of international matches or seasons played, among others.
The expert reports that 9,724 footballers have played in the Spanish First Division from the 1928-1929 to the 2019-2020 season and that “continuity in the line-ups and scoring efficiency” are the aspects that are most reflected in the scores.
Argentine Leo Messi heads the list with 695 points, followed by the former player of the Sporting de Gijón and Barcelona, Quini, with 566, while Cease, who played thirteen seasons in the Barcelona, in addition to doing it in Sabadell, Granada, Cultural Leonesa and Elche, among others, it is third with 557.
Follow him Telmo Zarra (532), Raúl González (528), Juan Arza (510), Carlos Alonso “Santillana” (489), Alfredo di Stéfano (481), Guillermo Gorostiza (473), Manuel Fernández “Pahiño” (471), Francisco Gento (467) and Cristiano Ronaldo (457).
The study is completed with other data studied by Ortega such as that of the footballers who in more seasons have been headlines between the First and Second Division, led by Roberto Fernandez (Valencia and Barcelona), with twenty campaigns, or the best-known data of those who have played the most games with the national team in a list headed by Sergio Ramos.
Messi He is also the player who accumulates the most goals (444), followed by Cristiano Ronaldo (312), with up to eighty footballers who have a hundred or more goals in their curriculum, while Ronaldo is, with 61, the top scorer in the penalty shoot-out, a record that can exceed Messi, who has 57 and who, unlike the Portuguese, still remains in the Spanish League.