Lionel Messi has scored 86 goals in this calender year . 2012
27 this year
how many goals has leo messi made in one year
he scored 17 goals from the spot
He has scored 28 goals for Barcelona.
The top strikers may score about 18 or 20 goals in a year.
It is a personal view, but both have won the European footballer of the year ,as well as the F.I.F.A footballer of the year. But we must remember that Messi does not score goals from penalties and free kicks. Ronaldo does score from there.