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Lionel Messi And Cristiano Ronaldo's FIFA Team Of The Year Cards Have Been Compared

Lionel Messi And Cristiano Ronaldo's FIFA Team Of The Year Cards Have Been Compared

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo's FIFA 20 Team of the Year cards have been compared and it's Messi who has the better overall stats.

EA released the select eleven on Monday and there was no place for Ronaldo for the first time.

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Image Credit: PA

However, the 34-year-old was named as the '12th man' yesterday and now has a 99 rated card, the same as Messi.

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But when the two cards are compared, it's still Messi that comes out on top with 16.5 attributes higher than Ronaldo's, in comparison to his 12.5 higher than Messi.


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FUTHead have a breakdown of each card's individual stat and it's the Argentine who manages to dominate on the technical aspects.

However, Juve frontman Ronaldo is clearly superior in the physical department.

Check out the winner of each category below.

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Physical

Acceleration: Lionel Messi (99)

Agility: Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo (both 95)

Balance: Lionel Messi (97)

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Jumping: Cristiano Ronaldo (99)

Reactions: Cristiano Ronaldo (99)

Sprint speed: Cristiano Ronaldo (99)

Stamina: Cristiano Ronaldo (99)

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Strength: Cristiano Ronaldo (95)

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Skill

Ball control: Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo (both 99)

Crossing: Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo (94)

Curve: Lionel Messi (99)

Dribbling: Lionel Messi (99)

Finishing: Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo (both 99)

Free kick: Lionel Messi (99)

Heading: Cristiano Ronaldo (99)

Long passing: Lionel Messi (98)

Long shots: Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo (both 99)

Defensive awareness: Lionel Messi (42)

Penalties: Cristiano Ronaldo (90)

Short passing: Lionel Messi (98)

Shot power: Cristiano Ronaldo (99)

Sliding tackle: Lionel Messi (33)

Standing tackle: Lionel Messi (47)

Volleys: Lionel Messi (93)

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Image Credit: PA

Mental

Aggression: Cristiano Ronaldo (76)

Interceptions: Lionel Messi (51)

Positioning: Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo (both 99)

Vision: Lionel Messi (99)

Composure: Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo (both 99)

On the pitch, Ronaldo has started 2020 in great form and scored a hat-trick against Cagliari on Monday.

Messi meanwhile found the net against Atletico Madrid in the Supercopa de Espana but Barca ended up falling to a 3-2 defeat.

Who do you think is the best player to use in FIFA?

Sound off in the comments below.

Topics: FIFA 20, Football, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo

Daniel Marland

Daniel is a freelancer journalist for SPORTbible and covers a variety of sports. He also has past experience of working at Manchester United and once locked eyes with Jose Mourinho. He lived to tell the tale.

 

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