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World Cup fantasy football: One of the WORST players at the last World Cup has been picked more than Cristiano Ronaldo

We’re up and running with the World Cup, which means it’s time to get seriously stuck into fantasy football.

It’s not too late to play Dream Team World Cup, with plenty of you signing up after Thursday’s opening game between Russia and Saudi Arabia.

Golovin looks like a great fantasy football signing already

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Golovin looks like a great fantasy football signing already

DREAM TEAM WORLD CUP It’s not too late to sign up to this summer’s brilliant game!!


But by now, we’ve got a good idea on who your favourite players on the game are.

Brazil talisman Neymar is by far and away the most picked player so far with nearly 50% of managers forking out for the PSG star, with Philippe Coutinho and Lionel Messi also firm favourites.

All eyes on Brazil’s No. 10

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All eyes on Brazil’s No. 10

But Cristiano Ronaldo – the diamond of Portugal’s fairly average team – is lagging well behind with just 23.3% of people selecting the Real Madrid forward.

In fact, he’s not even made our top 10, with his Madrid teammate Marcelo just one of the player’s who’s more popular than him on the game, with nearly 40% of managers selecting him despite his awful showing at the last World Cup.

Poor old Marcelo

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Poor old Marcelo

Marcelo had a tournament to forget in Brazil four years ago, scoring an own goal in the opening game against Croatia and shipping seven goals against Germany as part of their woeful back-line, accumulating in a grand total of -5 points in total.

But despite that, thousands of you prefer him to Ronaldo.

Don’t look, Ronny

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Don’t look, Ronny

It seems the 33-year-old’s World Cup past is catching up with him.

The Portugal captain has played in three World Cup’s – 2006, 2010 and 2014 – but has only managed a measly three goals in 13 games – which is the same total he managed at Euro 2016 alone.

Sun Bets rate Portugal as the eighth favourites for World Cup glory at 22/1, putting them behind the likes of England and Belgium.

We don’t rate this lot

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We don’t rate this lot

What’s more, Ronaldo is priced at an eye-watering £7.5m on Dream Team World Cup, making him the second-most expensive player on the game after Messi.

For the same amount, you could buy David De Gea (£4.5m) and Ousmane Dembele (£3.0m).

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DREAM TEAM WORLD CUP It’s not too late to sign up to this summer’s brilliant game!