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Messi is better than Ronaldo.

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AKmath
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Messi is better than Ronaldo. Prove me wrong.
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Why Messi is better.
- Higher goal ratio(the number of goals divided by the number of games). Messi scores every 100 minutes, while Ronaldo is 112. 
- Technical Ability
- Speed
- Creativity
- Passing
- Defense - WhoScored.com
"In the 2016-17 La Liga season, Ronaldo was more likely to commit a foul than generate an interception and produce a successful tackle. He had 0.6 fouls per match, compared to 0.3 interceptions per match and just 0.2 tackles. Messi had much better defensive metrics than Ronaldo. He committed only 0.4 fouls per game but was more likely to generate a tackle (0.7 per game). Those are La Liga numbers, but both players had consistent numbers in the Champions League as well. Messi’s defensive ranking last season was 8.42 (out of 10), while Ronaldo’s was just 7.61."
- Team play, 248 assists
- Discipline
Ronaldo - 131 yellow, 9 red
Messi - 68, ONE highly criticized (many pundits call unfair) red card 
- Accuracy WhoScored.com
"Ronaldo scored 25 goals in 2016-17 but needed 5.6 shots per game to achieve them (160 total).  In contrast, Messi scored 37 goals on fewer shot attempts, notching just 5.3 attempts per game (178 total). Those shooting percentages work out to about 21 percent for Messi, and just 16 percent for Ronaldo."
- Better at scoring free kicks
GOAT at scoring free kicks
Scores 8.5% of free kicks
Ronaldinho scored 7.3%
Ronaldo - 6.3%
- Tied for strength
- Better crossing
- Charity
Lionel Messi Foundation, UNICEF
- So yeah






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--> @MaryJoseph
If you keep coming back this should be a free win for you, as AKmath seems to have dropped off this site in the middle of debates.
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--> @AKmath
Messi is a more clutch players than Ronaldo but skill wise Ronaldo is overall better
#19
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According to these stats Messi is better: http://messivsronaldo.net/ But, in my opinion they're both good and I like them both.
#18
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Well.. It like paradise on earth.. You should visit resorts of Maldives.. So beautiful and natural.. One visit and you never want to leave..
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--> @Twilightzi
don't be sorry it was only a guess. Just wiki'd Maldives and Male- I have never seen a city quite like that before. What a cool and interesting place it looks.
#16
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--> @oromagi
Ummmm Karachi what? Sorry but I am from Maldives
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--> @Twilightzi
I guess Karachi
#14
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--> @Dr.Franklin
Same.. I would have debated but Mom's going to go wild if she sees me with my tablet.. It's morning 06 59 to me
#13
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--> @Twilightzi
Indeed. Thats why I haven't debated a lot here. Just getting in comment wars
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--> @Dr.Franklin
Looks like we are in the same shoe
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--> @Twilightzi
Yeah...makes sense I got finals too.
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--> @Dr.Franklin
I don't know whether I will have time.. My exams are pretty close and I have to fill some forms to collage.. I will decide tonight.. Just woke up
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--> @Twilightzi
Yeah go ahead and debate. This is what the website was made for
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Well.. Ronaldo won more gold boots than Messi and is the best player EVER in football.. His Physical and mental strength compared to Messi is higher. His level of jumps is higher than any other players in the world and all that.. He's the richest football player owning a private jet in gold.. Also he is the most important player of all time in football...
Started learning about Ronaldo since grade 5.. Never missed one of his matches.. He's my favourite player in football
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--> @Twilightzi
Try! ... Bare in mind, pro is the one with the real burden of proof. If you so much as cast sufficient doubt on Messi being objectively better (as a human being, humanitarian works, whatever...), you win.
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Winner 1 point
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Con FF
Pro almost FF'd but did less forfeits
#3
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Winner 1 point
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Pro forfeited less.
#2
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Con just forfeited every round.
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