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FIFA 17: What’s better – a team of Lionel Messis or a team of Cristiano Ronaldos?

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are the two best players on the planet - but who's the king on FIFA 17?

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are the two best players on the planet – but who’s better?

YouTubers Rich Leigh and BMOnus wanted to find out, so created two teams – one made up entirely of the FIFA 18 cover star, the other consisting of 11 Messis.

They ‘simmed’ five games in La Liga – with the winner being the team with the most points at the end.

Let’s see how they got on.

Team Ronaldo gets off to the better start, managing a 1-1 draw against Real Betis

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Team Ronaldo gets off to the better start, managing a 1-1 draw against Real Betis

First up was Real Betis. Team Messi only managed a 0-2 defeat, but Team Ronaldo battles it out for a 1-1 draw.

Next is Athletic Bilbao – and Team Messi loses 5-0. Team Ronaldo gets hammered, too, finishing 4-0.

Deportivo Alavés follows – with both teams faring slightly better but still losing 1-2.

Leganes is the penultimate game, can the teams turn it around?

Nope.

Team Messi loses 4-0 and Ronaldo crashes to a 2-0 defeat.

For the final game, it’s the Madrid derby against Atletico.

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Both teams continue to struggle but Ronaldo fares better against Atletico Madrid

Team Messi loses 3-0 but Team Ronaldo registers a much closer 1-2 defeat.

At the end of the experiment, Team Messi has a -15 goal difference and zero points from five games, while Team Ronaldo has a GD of -8 but scores a single point.

So, that settles it.

If you’re ever asked, ‘Would you rather a team of Messi’s or a team of Ronaldo’s?’ you can safely say the latter is best.

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