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Neymar in a charity match.
I can do that. Hold my beers!
Brazilians.....


Is it just me who thinks fifa is not worth the money or do others here share my frustration?

I don't play anything else on Playstation. So I spent $500 on buying a ps4 and fifa. They don't have lobbies. No unranked matches. No fiwc on ps4. The game lags like crazy. You can pretty much launch blind counter attacks with bale and cr7 without any skill. You can cross without having to measure your power. If cr7 is in the box, no need to defend the cross because he will climb on top of everybody.

EA also has the audacity to charge money for online play. What a bunch of garbage!
Omg I though I was the only one. Yeah they made the game very unrealistic with the amount of strength and power they gave crustiano when in reality he falls when the wind blows. Also the game is very laggy. Although I've finally figured out how to defend against Madrids unrealistic counters. It's quite easy when the game isn't lagging. I honestly don't recall losing a match without some sort of lag..
Yea not a fan of it. I'm going for PES next year.
I've played every FIFA since 1999,and this one is by far the worst. They messed up everything that was good before,and basically didn't fix any of the bugs. PES has improved a lot,at least that should push EA to actually put some effort into the next one.
Oh so I was thinking it was because of me being bad player. It is ridiculous how fast Bale and Ronaldo run. Even if they are 20 yards behind Dani or Alba, just one blind through ball, then no matter what they catch and score goal. No matter ow much pressure one player is in, can make perfect pass right on the head of Ronaldo and baam goal. This is freaking atrocious.
I wanted to break the game when I first got it. It's especially frustrating if you try to play possession football and high line, because all it takes is one stupid long ball and you're screwed.

I know how to handle all the cheats now, but I still hope the game is fixed next year. Which of course won't happen because it's freaking EA.
Barca need to stop listing Messi as a CF. I was just watching the highlights. For Suarez' goal, he made the first pass to iniesta from the halfway line. Several times during the game, he put in balls to Jordi Alba on the wing standing next to Mascherano. He pulls back and our opponents' defense pushes up making space for Suarez and iniesta but Messi is pretty much playing as a deep lying attacking midfielder. And he is still scoring goals and making assists.

Messi is averaging 2.9 chances created per game for Barca this season (La liga and UCL) which is higher than anyone else in Europe by a long shot. The one who comes closest to him is obviously Cr7 with 2.2 CC per game.
+1
I have for many years now classified him as an anomoly. Fact is there's nobody else in the world that plays his position. The way he used to come deep and act as an extra mid under Pep, I've never seen a player do it the way he did. Then he'd be in the box waiting for the cross and able to meet either a goal line cross or pull back.
+4
^ I don't think he is the only person who playing there. Tevez playing at juventus in exact position too,messi is three times better in that position though.
+1
Really? Cos Messi used to pretty much allow Xavi to roam free as playmaker, with how deep he dropped. Haven't seen that from Tevez tbh
Might be wrong,but as far I see,tevez drop too deep to allow Vidal,Pogba and pirlo to move forward.Actually this is the Problem which Argentine coaches are trying to unlock for quite while,Two brilliant players playing in same position.
Nice :)
"Barca need to stop listing Messi as a CF"

It is ironic that we still categorize players by position, especially in a "total football"-esque system in which there are theoretically no set positions. I think it is in our nature though to classify and categorize. We always have to have a name for something, even if it is not the most accurate or appropriate one.
@Alfrodo
Dont want to be the smartass here, but there's one set position: the goalie
@RMAforthewin,
Watch and learn:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOqLOTN75x8#t=97
Cordoba was a memorable match.. Suarez off the mark, Pedro beasting like the old days, we scored a set piece header! and Messi scored two unreal goals. I appreciate Cordoba for giving us a celebratory day like that.
+3
Top matches to watch in both UEL and UCL.

PSG vs Chelsea
us vs Manchester city
Dortmund vs Juventus
Celtic vs Inter
Roma vs Feyenoord
Tottenham vs Fiorentina
PSV vs Zenit
Wolfsburg vs Sporting Lisbon
Liverpool vs Besiktas.
+4
Our recent form has been a blessing to watch. I feel as if our attack has finally picked it up. Messi is back to his imperial best, Suarez has begun to score goals. Neymar is having an excellent season so far, and Pedro has picked up in form again.. This is the exact thing we needed going into the break. However one issue we still have to deal with is the strongest defensive line up. I'm confident with Alba and Mathieu on one side, but I'm still not so convinced with Pique and Dani on the right side.

Our current defensive issues include having fast, aggressive, and smart defenders. While Dani has aged, and Pique lacking all of those qualities, we need to figure out a solid solution. The best thing I could possibly think of is having a back line including three center backs and having Alba as the lone player in attack. If you think about this formation it makes good sense. Bartra is pretty much a young version of Puyol in many aspects. From the PSG game I see Bartra as a solid RB especially since he's good at pushing the ball up.

Having a good defense wins titles and hopes us better focus on other aspects of the game as it would ensure a strong base. Mascherano being at CB position is undoubtedly good, because what he lacks in height he clearly makes up for in every other department. Also when it comes to conrners, we have Bartra and Mahtieu who are great defenders in the air. With everything pretty much covered in the back we can further focus on midfield and attack.

Our midfield is actually a huge issue this season surprisingly. Xavi is great but this team has changed so much we need to replace him with someone younger asap. He should have been a backup player this season and not necessarily a starter. Iniesta has been very bad this season with the exception of a few games. On the other hand I've been a fan of Rakitic and Rafinha because they bring speed in attack to our midfield instead of waiting for the bus to be parked. The way our strikers play we need more pace to give them open space and more opportunities. Messi is clearly the only striker in the world that can get past being marked by 5 men every game and still score two goals a game.

To sum it up we need to make our defense so solid vs aerial threats and counter attacks. that the momentum should always be on our side. Our midfield need to pick up the pace of play to make use of all our talented strikers' abilities. I feel if we can strengthen these areas we could definitely compete for the CL and any title this season. So I really hope Lucho does some thinking and reviewing over the break.
+3
"To sum it up we need to make our defense so solid vs aerial threats and counter attacks"

Dream on. If that happens we will be the perfect team once again.
Well think about Bartra, Mascherano, Mathieu, and Alba. They all have decent acceleration and better top speed than your average defenders. All 4 defenders are really aggressive and have a good ability to read the game (Bartra and Masche more so). I honestly think this would work. Especially since Bartra would focus more on defense than Alves.

As Far as Ariel threats are concerned, Bravo is a great keeper, and we also have players like, Bartra, Mathieu, Busquets, Rakitic, and Suarez to provide height and aerial defense. I believe it could work if Lucho experiments like he does every game.
Barca b lost 7-0 today!!!
+1
Valladolid beat Barca and Barca B in the same year D:
Despite it being the B-Squad.. that's humiliating.
+2
And guess who their coach is!! The same Rubi that we let go after we hired him only last year to work under Tito
I'm not one to bash Ronaldo or laugh at him too often, but boy, he deserves it here. He just unveiled his statue (which his own museum, erected by himself too, ordered to build) in Madeira. It's a huge bronze statue that doesn't really look like him (apart from the bronze tan) and has a huge bulge in its metal pants, LMAO! On top of that, he wanted the subscript of the plaque to be "Greatest player in the world"...

http://t.co/lBJtlIZY62

I understand he's got a bit of an inferiority complex, but sheesh, you're making it too easy for us Ronaldo.
(still a great player)
+12
Oh boy,here we go lol.
Please tell me you're making this up. I don't want to bother googling this right now. Did he pay for it himself?
+10
Am not even surprised,lol..
+8
The statue thing is true , though i didn't knew he did it all for himself

here is the pic of that statue ;)

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/B5YisGXCUAMaEOs.jpg:large
+5
BTW it looks awefull and of some different person

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2882620/Massive-Cristiano-Ronaldo-statue-erected-Real-Madrid-star-s-birthplace-Madeira.html
Aahhahahaha! I just can't get over that bulge! Can you guys imagine what Ronaldo said to the sculptor when he presented it to him? "I like it, but increase the bulge in my pants by about 250%."

Pejvl, you should change your profile pic to the bulge alone, that would be hilarious :D (btw, grats on becoming a mod, didn't even know until just now!)
+5
Hey don't be too hard-on the statue, Jeroen.
+5
:'D

I'm wondering if he actually realizes how ridiculous it looks. It's like the statue has a cancer growth in his pants. If I was a writer, I'd definitely entitle my article:
"Ronaldo unveils statue erection" :P

BTW MrWaddy: BOEREN KAMPIOEN :D
+8
I imagine it would be something like this:

"Reportedly Ronaldo was really excited about the erection of his statue. It's mainly a metal statue but apparently there's some wood in there too."

No doubt he faces stiff competition as "worst statue of the year" but it will be pretty damn hard to over come this one."

Maybe we should hold a pole?
+4
Yihaa and Vazquez (ex-Barça) for Golden boot :)
+1
LOL! I have a few more:

"Cristiano Ronaldo was very excited to reveal his own statue. Not as excited as the statue itself, it appeared..."
"Ronaldo hoped for the statue to match his own character and he couldn't be happier with the outcome. The statue is bulging with a certain cockiness also reflected in Ronaldo's playing style."
"The statue may not seem very lively, but this may be because Ronaldo felt a bit stiff the day he posed."
"The statue is made of mainly granite, but it was coated with a few layers of tanning spray, leftovers from Ronaldo's personal summer collection."
"Although the plaque says "greatest player in the world", Ronaldo insists he did not mean greatest footballer in the world. He was referring to his ability to pick up women; the best footballer went without saying according to the man himself."
"The bulge in his pants is an indication to show the people in the world how happy he is to see them. It has nothing to do with a lack of confidence. Neither does the €750,000 Bugatti he drives. It's also a convenient perch for pigeons, to display Cristiano's love for all living things (those sitting on his penis anyway)."

And yes, VV is the man! Did I tell you that I told my mate (Siebe Hannosset, physical coach at Brugge) about Vázquez the month before they signed him? I can't help but think I'm partially responsible for Club signing him :D
+1
Wait, I don't get it.. Who is the guy in the statue, and why is Cristiano taking pics with him?
Hahahaha!

Pretty sure Ronaldo's reasoning for 'lifting it' (his statue) that way was this defining moment in his life:

http://i.imgur.com/c0j2M6E.gif

I actually just wanted to erect a pun thread but you raised the bar to a whole new level, keep it up.

I tried to think of some more but it was too hard, pretty sure I'll just be firing blanks if I continue at this point.
+3
@ yousuf , the statue is of a new superhero called bonerman and Ronaldo is his biggest fan .
+6
Oh and I think you can take full credit for that one Jeroen, I'm suprised you didn't get a commission on his transfer fee, say 50%?
Only if that bulge belongs to Raul,nobody else is worthy of being my on my profile picture lol. And thanks Jeroen :)

Also let's not take this to far,like it happened with Ronaldos dive recently. I think this statue was made by the city in his honer,but if he did mad it for himself,I'm pretty sure I know when the idea to include a massive manhood first pooped up in his mind:

http://www.gifbin.com/bin/052009/1242226186_ronaldo-stunned.gif
+1
@Pejvl
Did you intentionally misspell "honor" to look like "boner" or did the statue have a subliminal effect? lol.
+7
Aaaa yeah it was totally a joke...didn't misspell it,it's was a brilliant metaphor :P
Heh, I wish MrWaddy. I just get to watch Club Brugge games for free, thanks to my connection there :)
Hah nice, but jokes on you, I get to watch Club Brugge for free too thanks to my connection... to the internet. More lag than it's humanly possible to bear though :(
"I am not a perfectionist, but I like to feel that things are done well. More important than that, I feel an endless need to learn, to improve, to evolve, not only to please the coach and the fans, but also to feel satisfied with myself. It is my conviction that there are no limits to learning, and that it can never stop, no matter what our age."

'also, I am compensating for a small penis'

memoirs of Ronaldo...
+2
^ Really? So people are making fun of a cocky bronze statue and you come up with a child disability joke? Bravo!
+2
CR7Rmadrid: Trolololol eh?

Why don't you Trolololol your way out of the forum otherwise Santa won't bring you any toys for Christmas. Come back when you've learnt how to show respect.
Now waiting for fight to break between Alf and F4F

http://makeameme.org/media/templates/250/evil_plotting_raccoon.jpg
+1
I'm so sorry Zilch... I have learned my lesson on how to show respect.

P.S. :

I think what you meant to say was "Come back when you've LEARNED how to show respect"

Hope you don't find that constructive criticism as disrespectful.

Actually both are correct terms, "learnt" is slightly more colloquial but both are past tense. If you're going to attempt to school me in grammar make sure you know what you're saying or you'll just end up looking silly, like now for instance.

You've picked the wrong person to be a smart ass to son, you have been placed on Status to LEARN your lesson. I suggest you put that wonderful grammar to work and apologise properly for acting so childish.

Wait... is that "apologise" or "apologize"? Depends where you're from really and quite frankly I couldn't care less.
+6
Fun fact for you CR7Rmadrid: you can only report a particular comment once. Seeing as I've now rejected your report of my comment, you won't be able to do it again.

One more disrespectful action from you sunshine and I'll ban your account. I've far better things to do than deal with a child.
+2
@CR

If you're gonna criticize someone on their grammar, at least make sure yours is correct.

There's nothing I hate more than #E-GrammarNazis
Well... That escalated rather slowly.

*reports Zilch's posts*

@MrWaddy: could you check your wall? I was gonna ask you where you watch your games here, but I guess that belongs on profile walls, not here.
Lol! Reporting a mods post! Where does he think the reported posts go? I regret to inform you all that the gods are too busy to moderate FT. Too busy hurling ligtning bolts at youtube trolls. All the reported posts come through us. Anyone who has an issue with that can take a timeout in status. We do alot of unpaid work here to keep this site clean people. Give us a break will ya?!
Before anything else escalates just wanted to clarify my comment was for the troll not Alf. :)
I know, no worries. That would have been the ideal time to leave a box with "This comment has been deleted." Apparently it costs more mana to use that mod spell ;)

I have been playing too much dota 2...
+1
Lol no escalation. A troll was told to stop and responded by being sarcastic, correcting my grammar(poorly) and then reporting my post as dumb... So I placed him on Status to learn some manners. Sometimes you really have to wonder lol
It's absolutely hilarious how much Ballon D'Or means to the Madrid fans. The same fans who were saying things like the award has lost all its credibility, the award is a joke, it's not even serious anymore blah blah blah. Now the same fans are fighting with anybody who says anything against Ronaldo winning it. I remember which fans they were too but I won't mention names :p. It's easy to be on the winning side but as soon as they are on the losing side the whole award doesn't mean anything hahaha. Hypocrites.
+8
I'm actually sick of the sneijDer story. I've yet to meet a person who believes messi didn't deserve that Ballon and can also tell me how many goals sneijder scored at the beginning of the 2010-2011 season after mou left inter.
+3
Anyone an aspiring cartoonists here? I picture Messi sitting behind his desk at home with a checklist of records to break, most of them checked, him marking the record 'most goals scored with right foot in one month' :)


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Primera División Table

Form
PTS
GD
GA
GF
L
D
W
Pl
Pos
39
42
13
55
2
0
13
15
1
38
34
7
41
2
2
12
16
2
35
17
14
31
3
2
11
16
3
31
16
13
29
3
4
9
16
4
30
13
14
27
4
3
9
16
5
30
8
17
25
3
3
9
15
6
30
5
15
20
4
3
9
16
7
20
-1
18
17
6
5
5
16
8
20
-3
22
19
6
5
5
16
9
20
-4
24
20
6
5
5
16
10
19
-6
20
14
7
4
5
16
11
17
-8
20
12
7
5
4
16
12
17
-14
31
17
9
2
5
16
13
15
-5
22
17
7
6
3
16
14
15
-18
30
12
7
6
3
16
15
13
-11
24
13
9
4
3
16
16
13
-14
27
13
9
4
3
16
17
13
-16
26
10
7
7
2
16
18
11
-16
27
11
7
8
1
16
19
10
-19
32
13
10
4
2
16
20
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UEFA Champions League Table

Form
PTS
GD
GA
GF
L
D
W
Pl
Pos
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
9
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
11
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
12
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
13
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
14
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
15
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
16
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
17
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
18
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
19
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
20
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
21
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
22

UEFA Champions League Table

Form
PTS
GD
GA
GF
L
D
W
Pl
Pos
15
10
5
15
1
0
5
6
1
13
3
7
10
1
1
4
6
2
5
-2
10
8
3
2
1
6
3
1
-11
12
1
5
1
0
6
4

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