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FIFA 17: This is what would happen if Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi played in the same team

YouTuber BMOnus created a Real Madrid team that included the best players from Barcelona... but the results may shock you

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are the two best players on the planet – so what would happen if they played for the same team?

YouTuber BMOnus wanted to find out, so created a Real Madrid team featuring the FIFA 18 cover star, Messi and an eclectic mix of players from Barca.

The line up includes the likes of Marcelo, Neymar and Andres Iniesta, so on paper it’s a force to be reckoned with.

To test how effective it was, he put the team through its paces on FIFA 17 Career Mode – and tracked their progress in the Premier League (This is FIFA after all).

Surely they’re unstoppable, right?

Half way through the season and Real Madrid find themselves in fifth place – Juventus, who also find themselves in the Premier League, are top

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Half way through the season and Real Madrid find themselves in fifth place – Juventus, who also find themselves in the Premier League, are top

At the half way point, Los Blancos lie in fifth place – behind the likes of Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea.

Surely things get better at the end of the season, though, right?

At the end of the season, the Real Madrid dream team has to settle for fifth place

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At the end of the season, the Real Madrid dream team has to settle for fifth place

Sadly, they don’t.

The Real Madrid team can only settle for fifth place – with Juventus (who somehow find themselves in the Premier League, too) topping the table.

How was this even possible?

Look closely and poor Real could have been subjected to some shocking managerial decisions.

For one, Messi only played in 16 of the games.

leaving Messi on the bench has to be one of the worst decisions in fictional managerial history

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leaving Messi on the bench has to be one of the worst decisions in fictional managerial history

Ronaldo, meanwhile, played 38 times but only netted 12 goals – pretty poor by his lofty standards.

So, there you have it.

According to FIFA 17, a team containing Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar and Iniesta isn’t as good as you’d think.

Especially if the manager decides to leave Messi on the bench.

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