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Michael Ballack - 91 - Icon
In search of good CDM
By Toybie, 21-12-2018

I am one of little who doesn't like CDMs like Kante, Makelele etc...

I needed a big man with okey pace, good def and the most important - passes

Ballack 91 provides you a defensive b2b experience and, surprisingly – hella bunch of goals. I have sold my CR7 to make up my squad and Ballack's headers... Woa

After playing CR7 - Ballack is similar to CR7 on corners



good passes


gets tired on CDM by 75 min

no curve

lack of agility

Formation: 4231
Position: CDM
Games: 9
GPG: 0.78
APG: 0.22
Pace (6/10)
Shooting (8/10)
Passing (9/10)
Dribbling (7/10)
Defending (9/10)
Physicality (9/10)
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