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Cristiano Ronaldo vs Mohamed Salah: Head-to-Head Comparison | Club Career Stats

Mohamed Salah is arguably the best player in the world at the moment due to his scintillating form for Liverpool this season. 

The Egyptian is an epitome of consistency, as he has an astonishing goals/game ratio since donning the Red jersey of Liverpool. 

Hence, we couldn't help but compare his stats with a certain Portuguese great who is still going strong even at 36 years of age in the same league in which Salah plays.

Without a doubt, Cristiano Ronaldo is still amongst the finest players in the world but unlike previous years, he’s got some competition now. 

Mohamed Salah, along with a few others, is being regarded to win the Ballon d'Or. Let us take a look at how Mohamed Salah looks alongside one of the greatest players to ever play football, Cristiano Ronaldo. 

Player Profile Cristiano Ronaldo     Mohamed Salah
Age  36  29
Nationality  Portugal   Egypt
Height  1.87m  1.75m  
Position  ST  RW
Preferred foot  Right  Left

Cristiano Ronaldo vs Mohamed Salah: Playing Style 

Both are completely different players, one controls the right-wing completely and the other plays as a target man. 

Cristiano Ronaldo used to play as a winger for Man United and Real Madrid but as his career progressed, he had to adapt his game and play more centrally. 

Cristiano Ronaldo’s strengths include his physicality, his aerial prowess, and his finishing ability. To add to all this, Cristiano has got a firearm for his “weak” foot.

When it comes to the Egyptian King, Mohamed Salah possesses a very level of dribbling, extremely fast with the ball with amazing ball control and finishing. Mohamed Salah runs down the right-wing and uses his pace to cut inside the box in order to attack. 

Both players are heavily involved in the goals scored by their respective teams. We can say that both are very entertaining players in their rights. 

Cristiano Ronaldo vs Mohamed Salah: Premier League 201-22 Stats

Premier League 2021-22C. Ronaldo M. Salah
Apps58
Starts48
Mins393720
Goals37
Assists04
Chances Created420
Shot Conversion Rate14.321.2

Salah’s numbers are higher than Ronaldo but playing since the league started and in a team where he is settled also plays a huge factor. 

Looking at the minutes, Mohamed Salah is directly involved in a goal every 65 minutes and Cristiano Ronaldo is involved in a goal every 131 minutes, so far. 

Cristiano Ronaldo vs Mohamed Salah: Career Stats

League Statistics Cristiano Ronaldo Mohamed Salah
Apps591247
Starts539223
Mins4847819522
Goals479139
Assists13758

It might not be fair for most players in the history of football to be compared with Cristiano Ronaldo but Salah doesn’t fail to put up impressive numbers regardless of being compared to one of the GOATs. 

Also considering Salah had a fairly slow start to his career with low appearances and playing time. Salah is still far from achieving what Ronaldo has but he’s been on a good track recently and might be named amongst the greatest players to have played in the Premier League if he continues his tremendous form. 

Cristiano Ronaldo vs Mohamed Salah: Trophies Comparison

Cristiano Ronaldo:

1. FIFA Best Men's Player: 2016, 2017

2. Ballon D’ Or: 2008, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017

3. UEFA Best Player: 2014, 2016, 2017

4. UEFA European Championship: 2016

5. UEFA Champions League: 07/08, 13/14, 15/16, 16/17, 17/18

6. Premier League Winner: 2007, 2008, 2009

7. FA Cup: 2004

8. English League Cup: 2006, 2009

9. La Liga Champion: 11/12, 16/17

10. Copa Del Rey: 10/11, 13/14

11. Spanish Cup: 17/18, 12/13

12. Serie A: 18/19, 19/20

13. Italian Cup: 20/21

14. Italian Super Cup: 20/21, 18/19

15. FIFA Club World Cup: 2008, 2014, 2016, 2017

16. UEFA Nations League: 2019

17. UEFA Supercup Winner: 14/15, 16/17, 17/18

18. Portuguese Super Cup Winner: 2002

Mohamed Salah:

1. Premier League: 2015, 2020

2. UEFA Champions League: 18/19

3. English League Cup: 2015

4. Swiss Champion: 12/13, 13/14

5. FIFA Club World Cup: 2019

6. UEFA Supercup Winner: 19/20

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