The last time neither Messi nor Ronaldo reached the last eight was in 2004/05 season, when Liverpool won the competition
Barcelona was eliminated at the knockout stage by PSG, who drew 1-1 against the Spanish side on Wednesday to seal a 5-2 aggregate triumph.
Goal.com reports that Porto surprised Juventus and Ronaldo, advancing after a thrilling extra-time battle in the second leg in Turin on Tuesday.
Ronaldo, meanwhile, was with Manchester United 2004/05 season, when the Red Devils failed to qualify for quarter finals against AC Milan.
Overall, Ronaldo has won the Champions League five times, while Messi has won the competition four times, most recently in 2014/15 reason.
With Messi at age 33 and Ronaldo now 36, there has been plenty of speculation that the era of both players dominating the European scene has ended.
This season’s Champions League has seen two players emerge as potential successors to the dominating Messi and Ronaldo.
Kylian Mbappe breaks Messi’s record as the youngest player to reach 25 champions league goals when he scored 4 goals over the two leg tie between PSG and Barcelona.
Erling Haaland on the other hand also scored four goals in Dortmund’s last-16 tie against Sevilla, with the 20-year-old becoming the youngest player to reach 20 Champions League goals.
Great things are to be expected from the young stars.