Player Review

Rio Ferdinand - 90 - Icon
Rio The Menace
By Josephjj96, 22-01-2018

Rio Ferdinand..where do I begin? Lets see..tackling 10 out of 10, simply outstanding. Strength and aggression 10 out of 10. Aerial battles 10 out of 10. There really isn't much to say about him. Prime Ferdinand is a rock in the defensive line. I sold Gullit to be able to get him, because my defense was a little rocky, and holy moly he delivered. He is just a tad better than most of the Cb's in the game. You can even play him at CDM with no problem, OR Left or Right back too. He has mastered the art of tackling, sliding, standing, blocking, you name it. He is expensive but if you really wanna get that extra layer to your defense then dont hesitate. Get him. I played him with the sentinel chemistry style, because shadow or anchor make him perform a bit poorly. But with sentinel he is simply the best Cb in the game. (You have to realise that chemistry styles can affect player negatively, even if it's a good chemistry style like Hunter, Shadow etc. You have to find the right one.)




Aerial Ability



Formation: 451-2
Position: CB
Games: 93
GPG: 0.10
APG: 0.05
Pace (10/10)
Shooting (5/10)
Passing (6/10)
Dribbling (5/10)
Defending (10/10)
Physicality (10/10)
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