Player Review

Gianluigi Buffon - 88 - Normal
1.0
Disappointing treatment of Buffon in this game
By Huawei187, 16-12-2018

It pains me to say this but Buffon is truly terrible this year. I don´t what it is about him but the amount of times that he let me down over the 40 games that I´ve used him is staggering. He makes so many rookie mistakes that other keepers like Lloris, Handanovic, Courtois would never true. It´s really hard to admit this but Buffons era in terms of FIfa is coming to an end. His reflexes are very poor he will often dive a few seconds after the ball has already passed him. His positioning is truly horrible I seriously don´t understand how his face card stat is 90 since he is already in the wrong position at the wrong time. His kicking sucks hard if you like a keeper who can sometimes feed your other players the ball or even if you only want to make a simple pass to one of your players Buffon is not your guy. Now the final and most important reason why I kicked him out of my team his reaction speed. I can´t tell how many times after a shitty save that pushes the ball right back to the attacker Buffon instead of getting up to and making up for his mistake just stays on the ground like a pushed over cockchafer. Really disappointing to say all of this since he is my favorite keeper IRL.

Dunno maybe height?

Horrible diving

Terrible reflexes

Dreadful positioning

Laughable reaction speed.

Formation: 41212-2
Position: GK
Games: 40
GPG: 0.00
APG: 0.00
1.0
Overall
0.5
Value
0.5
GC
0.5
Stamina
Pace (1/10)
Shooting (1/10)
Passing (1/10)
Dribbling (1/10)
Defending (1/10)
Physicality (1/10)
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