What a thing it would be to have your own player on FIFA 20, one that hasn’t been roughly created by your own hands and vaguely resembles the kind of botched plastic surgery job you often see strewn across celebrity sections of tabloid papers.
Very few of us will ever get the opportunity to complain about our prescribed rating because, quite simply, we’ll never be on the game.
However, for those gifted enough to break into the golden, computer generated fields of iconic venues such as Aloha Park, Court Lane, Euro Park, Ivy Lane or Stadion Europa, it’s a luxury they can afford.
He may only be rising through the ranks of West Ham United, but youngster Grady Diangana is expecting big things for his digital counterpart in the latest edition of the FIFA franchise.
Quoted on the Hammers’ official Instagram page, the 21-year-old said: “My current FIFA rating is 65, but I’m not happy with it! I’m hoping to be at least a 70 in FIFA 20!”
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Ah, the life of a footballer.
While we admit his ambition is admirable we also think that, after watching his penalty against Athletic Bilbao last weekend, it might be best that he polish up on his proficiency from twelve yards before he even considers filing for a rating boost.