November 30, 2015: Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar are nominated for the 2015 FIFA Ballon d'Or award, that recognizes the world's best player. The winner will be announced in Zurich in January.
November 29, 2015: Ronaldo scores a late goal from the penalty spot as minnows Eibar are beaten 2-0 to ease the pressure on coach Rafa Benitez after the 4-0 home defeat to Barca.
November 28, 2015: Barcelona's talented treble were all on the scoresheet as Real Sociedad were thumped 4-0 at the Camp Nou, Neymar grabbing two. The win maintained Barca's four-point lead at the top of La Liga.
November 25, 2015: After a rare three-game drought, Ronaldo returned to scoring ways with a double as Real beat Shakhtar Donetsk 4-3 in the Champions League.
November 24, 2015: Lionel Messi returned to Barcelona's starting line-up a with a bang -- scoring twice in a 6-1 victory over Roma in the European Champions League. The Argentine missed two months of the season after injuring a knee ligament in September.
November 8, 2015: In Messi's absence, Luis Suarez and Neymar stepped up and hit prolific form. The latter has eight goals in his last five La Liga matches. The Brazilian scores his second goal in Barcelona's match against Villarreal, an incredible flick, pirouette and volley to put his team 3-0 up.
November 4, 2015: Luis Suarez slots home the second goal in a 3-0 win over BATE Borisov in the Champions League.
October 31, 2015: Cristiano Ronaldo heads home Real Madrid's second goal in a 3-1 win over Las Palmas. He has failed to score in his subsequent three matches and will be looking for a return to form against Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League.
October 17, 2015: Ronaldo celebrates with teammates after scoring against Levante to become Real Madrid's leading all-time goalscorer. As of October 17, 2015, the Portuguese striker had scored 324 goals in 309 games for the Spanish giants.
October 17, 2015: Cristiano Ronaldo spits out water prior to the La Liga match between Real Madrid and Levante UD. The Portuguese striker would go on to break the Real Madrid scoring record shortly after.
October 17, 2015: Cristiano Ronaldo poses with his Golden Shoe award for the 2014/15 season prior to the La Liga match between Real Madrid Levante at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium. The golden shoe is the annual award given to Europe's leading goalscorer.
October 16, 2015: Barcelona faced a testing few weeks without talisman Lionel Messi, but Neymar and Luis Suarez have emphatically filled the void.
September 30, 2015: A night Ronaldo will never forget -- two goals against Malmo in the Champions League took his career tally to 501. He joins the exclusive 500 club, which includes Pele, Puskas and Gerd Muller. The forward's brace drew him level with Raul on 323 goals for Real. The 2-0 victory maintained Los Blancos' 100% start in Europe.
September 26th. 2015: It's a sight no Barcelona fan wanted to see -- Lionel Messi injured. The star faced two months on the side-lines after tearing a ligament in his knee during Barca's 2-1 win over Las Palmas.
September 19, 2015: Cristiano Ronaldo may not have scored, but he did walk out at the Bernabeu with the son of the Syrian refugee tripped by a Hungarian journalist. Osama Alabed Al-Mohsen and his 7-year-old son Zied were guests of honor for Real Madrid's 1-0 win over Granada.
September 20, 2015: Barcelona maintained its 100% record in La Liga this season by beating Levante 4-1 at the Camp Nou. Messi scored twice, including one from the penalty spot. However, the Argentine missed a second spot kick, meaning he hasn't scored 16 of the 72 penalties he's taken for Barca, according to Opta. Messi has also missed four out of his last 10 penalties -- no other player in Spain's top flight has missed more in the last decade.
September 15, 2015: Ronaldo sparkles in Real Madrid's 4-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk at the Santiago Bernabeu. He claimed the 33rd hat-trick of his career and moved three goals clear of Lionel Messi at the top of the Champions League all-time scoring chart on 80.
September 12, 2015: Cristiano Ronaldo smashed five goals past Espanyol to become Real Madrid's all-time top scorer in La Liga. The Portugal striker moved ahead of Alfredo di Stefano and Raul to amass 229 goals in 203 matches.
September 12, 2015: The Argentine came off the bench at the Vicente Calderon to inspire Barcelona to a 2-1 win against Atletico Madrid in La Liga. Messi was left out of the starting 11 because he missed training to be present at the birth of his second child.
August 17, 2015: Messi's goal against Athletic Bilbao was not enough to help his side stage an unlikely comeback in the Supercopa. Barcelona were bidding to overturn a 4-0 first leg deficit, but the tie ended 1-5 on aggregate.
August 11, 2015: Leo Messi hit two free kicks past Sevilla in the UEFA Super Cup final, which took place in Tbilisi, Georgia. Pedro's extra-time goal gave Barcelona a 5-4 victory over their rivals.
In the 2014/15 season, Messi and Ronaldo scored a combined 119 goals for club and country. In a season where the Barcelona won La Liga, the Copa Rey and the UEFA Champions League, the Argentine maestro hit 58 goals.
Real Madrid failed to win a trophy last season. On the upside, Ronaldo was named as the world's best player by FIFA and ended the season with 61 goals - three ahead of Messi.