First time in 15 years, both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo will be missing the semi-finals of the Champions League. Juventus featuring Ronaldo was knocked out of the 2019-2020 Champions League after it fell short on away goals in the round-of-16 match against Lyon.
Messi’s Barcelona was knocked out of the tournament after suffering an 8-2 hiding against Bayern Munich in the quarter-finals.
Ronaldo and Messi had last missed out on the Champions League semi-finals in the 2004-05 season when Liverpool managed to register a memorable win against AC Milan in the final.
1st time since 2006-07, no Spanish side will also be a part of the final four of the Champions League.
The Argentine striker Messi has won the top prize in football six times, on the other hand the Portuguese Ronaldo has won it five times.
The Argentine striker Messi, has won Champions League four times, last won the tournament during the 2014-15 edition.
Ronaldo has won the Champions League five times four with Real Madrid and one with Manchester United.
In the semi finals match of the 2019-20 Champions League, Bayern Munich will face the winner of the match between Manchester City and Lyon.