So, Mr. Tello, you have me writing a review for you instead of being productive in other aspects of my life? GG.
He's actually been such a gamechanger for me that I felt I had no choice but to leave a review for you guys to use when deciding whether you should do his SBC or buy some boring gold meta player because you have no originality and treat FIFA as a means to feel mild accomplishment in your meaningless lives as opposed to just playing it for fun and enjoyment as it should be (yes I know this is almost impossible).
But let's get down to business... If you're unsure about completing this SBC, and you can somewhat link him to your team, then honestly be like Nike and just do it. I've been in that relentless and uncompromising pit of using the likes of Neymar, Mbappe and CR7 in order to achieve a somewhat respectable fut champs result as if it is some sort of benchmark of success, but none of these have brought me as much joy as Tello has. I'm not sure why, but he is absolutely cracked at the moment, making fools out of some good defenders (Desailly, Maldini and Varane to name a few).
Now let's not beat around the bush, I am not a great player, I'm an okay player. I'm div 1, but will drop down to div 2 every now and then and do not achieve much higher than gold 2 on champs. I have only used this card this week in div rivals, and he has actually brought back the fun of FIFA. I know playing FIFA for fun is a strange concept to many of you, probably even unheard of by some, but it is possible and you have to trust me that Tello can make this possible for you. I know this as last night I actually went on like a 5 game streak of losses which made me question my existence and purpose on this planet, however I could feel Cristian's vibes telling me that everything was going to be okay. He was right.
In game, I play him as a striker in either a 442 or a 4222. He plays alongside mid Torres for that authentic Español feel, muy bien. They have now formed my favourite duo since masturbating and crying. I've got the Finisher chem style on him and Fifa may as well just give me an automatic goal at the start of every game because he will score and it just saves everyone the time and effort.
Here's a breakdown of his main stats:
Pace - 9.5/10
This guy feels faster than what I'll be in my first post-lockdown romantic escapade, which is very quick. I've put him as a 9.5 because there's gonna be someone out there seething at the fact that he isn't Mbappe or something but the sooner you grow up then the better. He has no problems getting away from pretty much any defender, and that's without being tragic enough to put a pace boosting chem style on him. In short, he is quick and that's all you need to know.
Shooting - 10/10
For me, this has been his best feature. I don't know why and I don't know how, but I am not going to stop and question it for one moment. Every clean shot I have had with him inside the box has pretty much been a goal from what I can remember. His shooting feels broken, although I am sure EA will eventually do all they can to eventually nerf this once a new promo comes out.
Dribbling - 11/10
This is where it gets tasty... Now for those attentive readers, you will have seen me say that I am an okay player. This means at times I will have an over reliance on the sprint button which derives from avidly playing Fifa since Fifa 04 up until Fifa 12 and never really playing FUT properly until this year. This is an issue when I have some donkey player on the ball who I only make look even more donkey-like with my aptitude for doing something stupid. However, Tello has somehow managed to negate this and I actually feel like one of those 12 year old YouTubers who makes a living out of la croqueta-ing and scoop turning their way down the pitch. His dribbling is so good and he executes skills so well, this is where it feels like he outmuscles the meta defenders and I can't really explain how. The lean body type does make me erect.
Passing - 8/10
This was a hard one to rate. He's yet to misplace any passes for me that have made me politely question just what it is he's doing. As a striker, his passing is more than sufficient for me. If you're playing him as a winger or CAM then maybe think about a pass boosting chem style.
Defending - ?/10
As I said, I use him as a striker so I don't rely on him for defending. He is good at doing his defensive duties as a striker. If you're thinking of playing him as a wide midfielder then I don't think his cracked dribbling strength quite converts to defensive prowess.
Strength - 8/10
Feels weirdly cracked when dribbling? I don't know, it's hard to explain as I think it is more due to his dribbling than his actual strength. For me, it feels very good when making a through run (of which he is very good) and like just feels like he runs through some people. Made Klaiber look like his gold card too. However, don't let it distract you from the fact that in other areas, his strength does get outdone by a lot of defensive players.
Stamina - 8/10
Weird one. I didn't know his stamina was "that low" until checking it here. It doesn't feel bad towards the end of games, and if you run him as striker then you can definitely combat this with stay forward and conservative interceptions etc. He'd probably tank it going into extra time, but his stamina isn't any worse than other players on my team.
So, before concluding on what has been my first ever player review, I would like to include the two features that I have yet to mention that should be the most persuasive of the lot:
Betis have 4 more games to score 3 goals to upgrade this little demon to an 89. This brings me almost as much joy as the thought of lockdown ending. Maybe equally as much.
and, the BEST thing about this card...
His dynamic image. Picture it: You score a last minute winner (ideally completely undeserved against the run of play), you do the 2010 South African World Cup celebration and just as the opponent is about to do the humiliating kick off whereby the ref immediately blows up for full time, this card's image is displayed for your opponent to see (albeit through tears of rage). Simply poetic.
Hopefully this review has been useful. Long story short, GET HIM.
High change of upgrading
Stamina could be better
Doesn't look as effective if played as a wide midfielder imo
This guy is absolutely insane. I use him striker with a finisher style in a 4411 with cf. He is incredibly fast, even with just his base stats, his shooting is spectacular, similar to alessandrini and HL toko-ekambi. His passing is much better than most other strikers and wow, his dribbling is incredible as well. I’ve played 15 games of wl and idk if it’s just me but players don’t feel as agile rn. It’s safe to say that he is and exception, he keeps the ball so close to him and hielo feels similar to Ben yedder. Overall, I would 100% recommend this SBC ato anyone with a ala liga side, or if you can link him in any way. Imo, he out performs his face stats and is a bargain at 160k. The only downside is his physical, he gets bodied off the ball quite easily but with what he can produce, I don’t care one bit.
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