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Rodrigo - 88 - TOTS Wkly Objectives
lanky streak of p??s
By Richhain, 17-05-2019

So this isn’t a terrible card but at this point in the game it’s not really usable. I also had 2 of the untradeable versions of this card as I did the Spainish goals objective and then packed him in the community TOTS when I got rid of my onana, so I kind of hate him for that as I couldn’t open any packs until I put one version of him in an SBC! Anyway on with the review so he doesn’t really do very much well at all, he’s slow, weak and has no balance or agility so he’s moves like a truck and can’t push people off the ball. His passing is good but there are loads better CDM’s on that front and he can’t shoot either and 3* WF isn’t ideal either and even with 4* dribbling his acceleration is poor so skill moves are not that usable anyway. However he does redeem himself massively in one way which is interceptions and this is very annoying for opponents. He has high Defensive workrate, great stand tackle and interception stats plus being 6ft3 with seemingly very long legs means he cuts out more passes than anyone else I have ever used. I can’t recommend anyone start him but if you are going to throw him in an icon SBC and are waiting to the end of the month for the futswap icon then he’s useful off the bench to help hold a lead and sit in front of the back 4 and use his go, go gadget legs to break up attacks.

long legs


everything else, speed, strength, balance, shooting

Formation: 4231
Position: CDM
Games: 10
GPG: 0.10
APG: 0.10
Pace (4/10)
Shooting (3/10)
Passing (7/10)
Dribbling (6/10)
Defending (8/10)
Physicality (6/10)
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