September is one of the best months for Football fans around the world! We have international matches, all the major leagues come back, big last minute transfers and of course, the launch of the new FIFA! I know people say this every year, but I can't wait for this years FIFA as the Journey is coming back and the new "Icon" cards that will be in FIFA Ultimate Team. Obviously, nothing is perfect, but I fully believe FIFA Ultimate Team is the best thing to happen to a video game in 15 years. In saying this, every year players get overrated and of course, underrated so now it's time to break down three players who EA fucked over and hurt them in the ratings department.
Harry Kane (ST) - Tottenham Hotspur F.C.
Harry Kane is a FIFA player who sparks a lot of debate. He is obviously incredible in real life (two Golden Boots in a row) but still is labeled as an "unusable" player due to his low pace at the start of FIFA. Whether you do believe this is true, you can't take away that an 86 rating for a player who has been dominating Premier League defenses since his breakout season is completely unfair. Harry Kane last season lead the Premier League in goals even though he only played 30 Premier League matches as he notched 29 goals, seven assists, a 65.2% shot accuracy, and 31.5% conversion rate. Those numbers aren't someone who should be rated the same overall as Fàbregas or even players like Philippe Coutinho and Romelu Lukaku. Flat out, numbers never lie, and the numbers say he deserves to be up there with the elite strikers in the world.
Sadio Mané (LW) - Liverpool F.C.
Usually, Liverpool fans love to fucking complain about being unfairly treated, and I normally just ignore it like most people on Twitter and move on with my life (or lack there of), but this is a FUCKING TRAVESTY! When it comes to raw talent and dominance there may not be a better player in the Premier League right now than Sadio Mané, I mean every single time he plays my team and he has the ball I shit my pants, he is nothing short of incredible, and everyone on earth sees this. Well, I guess FIFA doesn't as they chose to make him less rated than İlkay Gündoğan, who is a stellar player but hasn't played a full season in what feels like 1000 years. Even Henrikh Mkhitaryan who is having a good season so far but hasn't been close to as good as the Liverpool man since coming into the league. Hell, I would even go as far and say Mané deserves to swap ratings with Coutinho! Mané is the best player at Liverpool, flat out and case closed.
Alexandre Lacazette (ST) - Arsenal F.C.
Alexandre Lacazette was one of the big signings of the summer as he moved from Olympique Lyonnais to Arsenal £47.7m. Due to this, he is now one of the "Ones To Watch" players for this FIFA. Last season in Ligue 1 the French striker had 28 goals in 28 games with a top five conversation rate in all of Europe. Even though I don't think he is on par with Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku, he still deserves to be a higher rating than 85. For me, Lacazette is an elite striker, and elite players in every position should be over an 85 rated. Even though this a card where overall doesn't matter because of the pace, shot and dribbling are so good, but come on, pump that sucker to an 86.
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