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World Cup fantasy football: How to fit Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar in your side

Who’s ready for World Cup fantasy football?

If the answer is very much you then listen in as we show you one way to master Dream Team World Cup.

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Dream Team World Cup is here

So let’s talk tactics.

The three best players on the planet – Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar – are all ready and raring to lead their respective countries to glory.

Last week we revealed that Messi was the most expensive player on the game at £8m, closely followed by nemesis Ronaldo and Neymar at £7.5m.

Can Messi end his World Cup heartache?

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Can Messi end his World Cup heartache?

So, considering you’ve got a budget of £50m, how do you manage to get all three in whilst still building a strong side around them?

Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar together will accumulate nearly half of your overall budget so you need to be very careful.

But, of course, it’s very doable.

Cristiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid future is shrouded in doubt after comments

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Ronaldo will lead Portugal

Neymar scored at Anfield as Brazil beat Croatia 2-0 in pre-World Cup friendly

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Neymar is back from injury

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The challenge is to source the bargains at the World Cup which allow you the luxury of splashing £23m on your flashy forward line.

We’d recommend a formation of 3-4-3 so you can really stack your side with as much attacking talent as possible.

Starting from the back, Colombia look good to get out of Group H so we’ll plump for David Ospina (£3m) in goal.

Ospina is a cheap goalkeeping option

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Ospina is a cheap goalkeeping option

Defensive combinations are a good idea so you reap the benefits of a nation keeping a clean sheet.

So how about Uruguay and Atletico Madrid stalwarts Diego Godin (£3.5m) and Jose Gimenez (£2.5m) at the back alongside the pantomime villain himself Sergio Ramos (£4m)?

Now for your four man midfield.

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Godin is a Uruguayan rock at the back

This is where you’ll need to source some decent attacking talent in and around the £3m-£4m mark.

Luckily there’s plenty of depth in that position, with the likes of Ousmane Dembele (£3m), Isco (£3.5m), Ivan Rakitic (£3.5m) and Raheem Sterling (£4m) all priced at £4m or less.

Isco Real Madrid

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Real Madrid man Isco could pull your strings in midfield

So what do you reckon? Worthy of that top prize?

Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar in attack

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Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar in attack

A stoic defence, combined with an exciting midfield and that terrifying trio up front.

Points galore.


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