Watch: YouTuber reveals what happens when you play with a team of Lionel Messi clones on FIFA 17

David Pepper

'We all dream of a team of G̶a̶r̶y̶ ̶B̶r̶e̶e̶n̶s̶ Lionel Messis' as the song goes.

Well, football fans need wonder no longer about just how successful a starting XI composed only of the five-time Ballon d'Or winner would be.

One intrepid (and presumably quite bored) FIFA gamer has put the question to the test by creating a team of Messis - from the goalkeeper, all the way through to striker. 

The experiment provides interesting results which you can check out in the video below...


​​As you can see, a Messi XI probably isn't the best idea. Although a front three of Messi, Messi and well erm...Messi, is a frightening prospect for any defence, the 5 ft 6 inch forward is an absolute nightmare to have in between the sticks. 

The video shows he concedes 71 goals in 26 games and that his side sit rock-bottom of the table.


So there you have it, be careful what you wish for.

A team full of quality doesn't guarantee you success, and you're probably much better off by having someone like Claudio Bravo in goal...maybe.

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