Every year for a about the last decade, fans have been debating whether or not Messi or Ronaldo should be the virtual world’s greatest player, an it looks like game makers EA Sports have plumped for Ronnie in the forthcoming edition.
On Thursday night, both players’ stats were leaked, and it shows that the Real Madrid and Portugal ace just sneaks ahead of his rival when it comes to his stats – by a measly one mark.
According to EA Sports, Ronaldo is a lot more solid when it comes to defending, and is a lot more capable when it comes to his physicality.
To be fair, when it’s put in those terms, it’s hard to disagree with them, but some fans are having absolutely none of it:
How is Ronaldo rated higher than messi in Fifa 17? He disappeared in the final games of all the major trophies he won smh
— L.I (@libeats) September 2, 2016
The reason Ronaldo is higher rated than Messi in FIFA 17 is because Messi isn't the FIFA coverboy anymore.
— – (@GiroudHeader) September 2, 2016
Ronaldo higher rating on Fifa 17 than messi? Yeah ok Fifa ?
— Adam Dawson (@AdamDawson18) September 2, 2016
Ronaldo higher rated than Messi in FIFA 17. Is because Messi nuh deh pon the cover no more lol
— Consigliere (@LordCotterell) September 2, 2016
Messi better be higher than Ronaldo(CR7) in FIFA 17. Messi is no doubt the better player and deserves it no matter his international success
— Garrett (@GarrettBaggett1) September 2, 2016
honestly not even getting fifa 17 for the sole reason that ronaldo is rated higher than messi
— Ben Ament (@benkicks23) September 2, 2016
ronaldo's ratings in fifa 17 are higher then messi's??? lol what??
— crazy cakes (@daddyhaj) September 2, 2016
Terrifiying Scenes After Barca Fans Are Outraged Over Messi Being lower than Ronaldo In fifa 17. pic.twitter.com/UZDn1YmbvZ
— Joel (@TheXhakaPing) September 2, 2016
If Ronaldo is higher rated than Messi on fifa 17 I'm officially boycotting it
— Matt (@matt_lumby) September 1, 2016
Apparently Ronaldo's rating is higher than Messi's on FIFA 17. Takes one match to see who's the best. Sigh
— Emanuel (@BiasedCule) September 1, 2016
Is Ronaldo’s promotion down to his success with Portugal? What do you think?
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