Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have been playing at the highest for the past 16 years and there deserved to be praised.
A player of their profiles shouldn’t have a lot of red cards because their job is to score goals.
Lionel Messi is a nice player off and on the pitch and he has maintained his relationship with the fans over the past years.
How Many Red Cards Has Lionel Messi Got In His Career?
Lionel Messi has received only three red cards in his career so far, but he received only one red card at Barcelona while the two are from the Argentina national team.
Lionel Messi came from the bench against Hungary in 2005 and he was shown a red card. It was his debut day, but it’s not a day to remember for the former Barcelona captain.
Lionel Messi saw red just 43 seconds into his Argentina debut. He came back stronger and he is currently the best player to ever play for the national team.
The Argentine forward was also sent off against Chile in 2019. He had an argument with the Chilean defender, in the Copa America.
Lionel Messi’s red card for Barcelona came against Athletic Bibao in the 120th minutes of the game.
How Many Red Cards Has Cristiano Ronaldo Got In His Career?
Cristiano Ronaldo has received 11 red cards in his career so far. His first red card for Juventus came on his Champions League debut for the club.
He came off against Valencia, after a foul that leads to a straight red card. Cristiano Ronaldo also received a red card against Barcelona in a Copa Del Rey game.