Cristiano Ronaldo tells teammate which club he will use on FIFA 17

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Many top footballers like a game of FIFA or Pro Evolution Soccer, depending on their personal preference, now and again.

But does Cristiano Ronaldo, the world’s most famous footballer, have time for video games?

The 31-year-old, what with the amount of time matches - including all the travel - and training take up, must be left with very little free time.

And most of that free time will be spent looking after his young son, as well as catching up with the rest of his friends and family.

However, a video has emerged showing Ronaldo talking with teammates Lucas Vazquez and Dani Carvajal about the recently-released FIFA 17.

The three players were training ahead of Madrid’s Champions League clash against Polish side Legia Warsaw on Tuesday night when the discussion turned to the latest installment of EA Sports’ hugely successful video game franchise.

You could be forgiven for presuming that Ronaldo would choose to play as Real Madrid, in order to, ahem, play with himself.

But that’s not the case.

Ronaldo chooses to play as Sporting Lisbon

Ronaldo, it appears, doesn’t play with his former club, Manchester United, either.

Instead, he plays with his first club - his boyhood team - Sporting Lisbon.

"I'll take Sporting,” Ronaldo says to Vazquez. “You?"

His teammate responds: "Legia."

Carvajal then adds: ”Legia doesn't have anyone!"

Ronaldo finishes by saying: "You mad. [Borussia Dortmund] is stronger. Ok?"

Vazquez probably doesn’t rate Ronaldo’s FIFA 17 skills if he’s opting to pick Legia Warsaw.

Sporting have a decent team, to be fair

Ronaldo, meanwhile, by picking Sporting, gets to use players such as Lazar Markovic, Joel Campbell, Bryan Ruiz, William Carvalho and Bas Dost.

If Cristiano doesn’t win that one…

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