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Man Divorces His Wife Because She Said Ronaldo Is Better Than Messi

"Then I took my belongings and left her forever."

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Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, two remarkable football players whose latest regret/embarrassment is not making through the Round of 16s this World Cup, often find themselves in the centre of heated discussions among fans and pundits

Awkward.

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"Who's better? Who's got better dribbling skills? Who's got better hair?! WHO?!"

It's all a matter of opinion because both players have won five Ballon d'Ors a.k.a the Oscars of the footballing world, each. 

But for one Russian couple, their differing opinions on Messi and Ronaldo have led to a split

The couple, known only Arsen and Lyudmila, had met during the 2002 World Cup. As fate would have it, the world’s greatest football tournament would also prove to be their undoing 16 years later.

Messi misses an important penalty against Iceland.

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Arsen has been a big fan of the Argentinian forward while Lyudmila sides with Ronaldo. 

According to Mirror citing a report in Russian newspaper Argumenty i Fakty, the couple had a falling out when Arsen celebrated Argentina's victory over Nigeria in the Group D match.

"She told me that from the beginning of this World Cup, Messi didn’t know how to play," Arsen said. Lyudmila also made fun of Messi when he failed to score a penalty against first-timers Iceland.

Fed-up with his missus' constant berating of his favourite player, Arsen packed up his stuff and left

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Then I took my belongings and left her forever," he said.

The next morning, Arsen filed for divorce at the courts of the city of Chelyabinsk.

Messi and Ronaldo, destroying relationships since 2007. You guys need to settle this once and for all, like true gentlemen.

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