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Louis Tomlinson

Sorry Messi ...

RONALDO IS BETTER!!!

3/10/2014 6:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

030914_luis_tomlinson_launch_v4Say what you will about Louis Tomlinson, but the One Direction singer's got a serious pair of cojones for taking a stand on one of the biggest arguments in sports -- Messi vs. Ronaldo

Louis -- who dabbles in pro soccer himself -- was leaving a tattoo shop in L.A. this weekend when we asked him ... who's the better player??! The pretty boy or the Atomic Flea?!

It's a raging controversy in the football world ... here are the cliff notes for the debate:

-- Ronaldo has 38 goals in '13/'14 play ... Messi has 27.
-- Messi outscored Ronaldo by 18 GOALS in the 2 seasons before that.
-- Messi has 13 more assists than Ronaldo over the past 3 seasons.

But ... Ronaldo is bigger where it counts -- his wallet.

According to Goal.com, Ronaldo's worth €148 million ... while Messi's only worth a puny €146 million.

Did Louis make the right call?

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6 COMMENTS

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1.

Livvie     

Who cares what some moronic boy bander thinks about anything?

193 days ago
2.

blabla    

Louis Tomlinson WHO??? Does this guy play soccer? Jeez, what a LOSER!!!

193 days ago
3.

Adam    

The debate is straight forward. Their goal statistics are roughly the same, but Messi has played for the same team , in the same league, in the same country since he was 14. A team that has had some of the best Spanish players in their history playing around him in a style that perfectly suits him. He also scores mostly with his strong left foot, and rarely with his weak foot or his head. Ronaldo, on the other hand, has proven himself on 3 different teams, in 3 different leagues, in 3 different countries. He is the only player in history to be a top scorer in Europe in two different leagues. He is the only player to score more than 10 goals, 3 years consecutively in the Champions League (most difficult tournament). He is the only player to score in 6 consecutive Clasicos (against Messi's team). He also frequently scores with BOTH feet and his head, with such precision, he virtually has no weaknesses. So based on this, who do you think is "better"?

190 days ago
4.

Maria    

Ronaldo has more goals than Leo in this season cuz Messi was injured & he didn't play for TWO FREAKING MONTHS !!!! ! Ronaldo is a great player but Messi is Better, Who Won FIFA Ballon d'or 4 times ??? I don't think it was Ronaldo right? So Louis you're great but please stay away from Football,

189 days ago
5.

Carl    

See me take on the challenge of my life on Football Manager 2014 at http://youtu.be/9jSqG8jHXz8.

179 days ago

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