YOUCEF ATAL - FUT BIRTHDAY

Top 3 Chem
FINISHER (47%)
FINISHER (47%)
BASIC (18%)
DEADEYE (7%)
FINISHER (39%)
FINISHER (39%)
BASIC (21%)
DEADEYE (8%)
FINISHER (39%)
FINISHER (39%)
BASIC (21%)
DEADEYE (8%)
Red
0.00
0.00
0.00
Yellow
0.01
0.01
0.01
Assists
0.01
0.01
0.01
Goals
0.65
0.62
0.62
Games
6,800,639
2,084,203
2,084,203
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Youcef Atal FIFA 22 Career Mode
Name Youcef Atal
Club club OGC Nice
Nation nation Algeria
League league Ligue 1 Conforama
Skills 5
Weak Foot 5
Intl. Rep 1
Foot Right
Height 175cm | 5'9"
Weight 66
Revision FUT Birthday
Att. WR High
Def. WR Med
Added on 2021-04-02
Origin FUTBirthday2
R.Face
B.Type Lean
Age 25 years old
ID 240754
Club ID 72
League ID 16
Pace
97
Acceleration
98
Sprint Speed
97
Shooting
87
Positioning
93
Finishing
91
Shot Power
87
Long Shots
78
Volleys
85
Penalties
73
Passing
82
Vision
82
Crossing
85
FK. Accuracy
58
Short Passing
85
Long Passing
81
Curve
79
Dribbling
90
Agility
89
Balance
88
Reactions
87
Ball Control
89
Dribbling
92
Composure
84
Defending
80
Interceptions
82
Heading Accuracy
71
Def. Awareness
77
Standing Tackle
84
Sliding Tackle
83
Physicality
84
Jumping
81
Stamina
90
Strength
80
Aggression
89
Physical
Mental
Skill
Chem. Style
0
Base stats
In game stats
Seasonal Stats
ico
4
Matches
ico
0
Goals
ico
1
Assists
ico
0
O.Goal
ico
2
Yellow
ico
0
Red
ico
1
Sub in
ico
3
Sub out
Upcoming Matches
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c FC Lorient VS OGC Nice c (Ligue 1)
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c AS Saint-Etienne VS OGC Nice c (Ligue 1)
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c OGC Nice VS Stade Brest 29 c (Ligue 1)
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c ESTAC Troyes VS OGC Nice c (Ligue 1)
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c OGC Nice VS Olympique Lyon c (Ligue 1)
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c OGC Nice VS Olympique Marseille c (Ligue 1)
ST
88
RW
89
LW
89
CF
89
RF
89
LF
89
CAM
88
CM
86
RM
89
LM
89
CDM
84
CB
82
LB
85
LWB
86
RB
85
RWB
86
FUTBIN Player Review

FUT Birthday Atal Review

Normally we don’t do this... Going back to a card that was released in a promo the week before.  But after the bombardment of “you have to try this card” in the comments of the previous FUT Birthday reviews, a Youcef Atal review just had to happen, didn’t it?  Like all good plans, I had it laid out how this review was going to go, and then came nowhere near completing what I wanted.  One of the most staggering attributes about this card is how many different positions Atal appears to be able to play.  With that in mind, I set off to test Atal as a ST, CAM, CM, CDM and potentially even as a defender as there was no doubt in my mind that he would excel at all of them.  But then, a wrench was thrown into my plans as Atal got off to a relatively rocky start that had me questioning if this card is simply all hype and no substance.  I believe it was 2 goals and 1 assist in those first three matches which included a 0-1 start to the Weekend League for the first time this year.  But then something clicked.  To be honest, it was a mixture of my own game improving, but also getting a better feel for the movement and abilities in the card and slowly his true sorcery started to reveal itself.  Of course, the better Atal played, the more I wanted to see what the card was all about, and before I knew it I had completed all 20 matches with Atal as the ST in my 4-3-1-2 formation… utilizing the DEADEYE chemistry style to squeeze every inch of talent that is crammed within this fantastic card.  While the card said DEADEYE, Atal truly was the marksman all weekend in the following squad:       


Starting Formation:


 
In-game Formation:
 


 

Overall

Rating: 9.5/10
Pace Rating: 10/10
Dribbling Rating: 10/10
Shooting Rating: 10/10
Passing Rating: 9.5/10
Physical Rating: 9/10
Defending Rating: N/A

I just about did it… and maybe I am nit-picking.  Actually, I am definitely nit-picking, this card is insane and really you are just splitting hairs trying to find any real negatives.  39 goals and 10 assists in 20 matches are borderline ridiculous and some of these matches were against some crazy opponents.  There were matches that ended 4-3 with last gasp finishes… and upon inspection, I would fully realize that Atal had single handedly lifted the squad with a 4 goal match performance.  True, some of the goals were “get you off your seat” bangers.. but for the most part, Atal was just incredibly reliable and took his chances with little fuss, often going unnoticed.  Truthfully, I was talking to my mate about the qualities in this card and had not checked his actual returns after 10 matches and could not believe my eyes with the returns to that point.  With that all in mind I just want to say a huge thank you to everyone who suggested Atal, what a fun weekend.

Main Attribute – Dribbling

Dribbling Rating: 10/10
Pace Rating: 10/10
Height: 175 cm | 5’9
Skills: *****
Traits: Flair

Magic.  What else is there to describe what Youcef Atal can produce on the ball across a 90-minute virtual match.  The 5 STAR SKILLS is one area that I 100% undervalue in my own playstyle, but I know how important it is to many of you… and after witnessing what some of my opponents could conjure with this card, it makes me think I need to get into the arena and practice more.  However, just with left stick dribbling, mixed with the odd drag back and fake shot allowed me to put defenders on skates as they struggled to keep up with Atal's insane movement.  With the aforementioned skills mixed with Atal’s base 89 AGILITY & 88 BALANCE, it was always going to be an important part of Atal’s attacking threat.  Yet, it was the 98 ACCELERATION & 97 SPRINT SPEED that really put this card over the edge while on the ball.  The exit from any sort of dribble was nothing short of explosive, while the top end speed was easily enough to keep those gaps created in the dribble and even grew the distance in many cases.  

Main Attribute – 5 Star Weak Foot

Shooting Rating: 10/10
Weak Foot: *****

In the end, it doesn’t matter if a card can harness prime Messi in the dribble if there is not a finished product at the end of the wizardry.  For some reason, I was certain after 3 matches that this card should be on heavy fraud alert in the finishing category.  But then, as I said, something clicked, and the rest as they say is history.  The absolutely silly 39 goals in 20 matches with Atal can certainly be attributed to the 5 STAR WEAK FOOT and just how pure those left footed strikes can be.  Again, I will continue my long standing belief that the 99 SHOT POWER with Atal is more important than the 99 FINISHING, but either way, they both combined to be deadly accurate both inside and out of the box.  The 99 POSITIONING was evident in the spaces that Atal occupied in scoring opportunities and even the 83 LONG SHOTS felt drastically juiced as the video will demonstrate.  The card is an astonishing attacker… so much so that I abandoned all other plans just to get the full experience of a 20 match review… as I was also interested to see just how many goals Atal could manage before the review concluded.

Value/Coins & Good vs. Bad 

Value/Coins Rating: 5/5
Good vs Bad Rating: 5/5

735k.  Honestly, this is a joke of a number.  I don’t really know if it is the links? The stage in the game?  Or maybe just where we are at in terms of quality cards?  But this is a million coin card, end of.  There are not many cards that have the complete package that Atal offers, but even on top of that there are not many cards that specialize as strikers that could match what Atal brings … and I have a host of reviews to prove that.  The key here is that Atal has every single piece of the “must have to be meta” check box in his arsenal and even better, he delivers them in spades on the virtual pitch match after match.

So why a 9.5/10 for a card that attempted to break every Weekend League record in Dynamo Parklund history and every controller in my opponent's hands?  I guess the main reason would be that a 10/10 is normally reserved for those cards that jump off the screen and deliver something that no one can touch.  PIM Butragueño is an example of this type of excellence and truthfully with the match on the line, I would want him on the ball over Atal any day.  Yet, I know deep down that Atal would take those chances the majority of the time as well.  With that, I can only sum up the Passing and Physical statistics with Atal in one way… they didn’t feel perfect, there was the odd mistake, and so they keep the Algerian just short of a perfect rating.

Closing Words

Thank you once more for relentlessly suggesting I review this card, it was worth the wait.  There is literally no reason that I can think of for not giving this card a test in your squad.  And before you ask, the answer is yes!  The question… can Atal play ________ position in my ______ formation?  Honestly, this card could play anywhere and will not only do a job but excel.  For me, I moved on to my new 10 and Done YouTube series (search: MaeNine) where I test different cards, formations & challenges for the final 10 matches of Weekend League… and without Atal in my squad, it truly felt like a canyon sized hole opened in my club.  Moving forward, I have my eye on this card to return though… I truly think he is my FIFA 20 FUT Birthday Griezmann… and if you have followed my reviews or myself on Twitter: MaeNine_ then you will know that this is a bigger compliment than any rating I could give!  Hoping you are safe and well.  Cheers for reading.

Game Stats:
 

Game Highlights:

by IVIae, 13-04-2021

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Youcef Atal Objectives
Ligue 1 Light
Score 4 goals using Ligue 1 players
Ligue 1 Lineup
Win 3 matches with min. 6 Ligue 1 players in your starting squad
Birthday Bash
Assist using Ligue 1 Midfielders in 4 separate Squad Battles matches on min. Professional difficulty (or Rivals) to earn the 87 OVR FUT Birthday Atal
Finesse Finish
Score 3 Finesse goals using 87 OVR FUT Birthday Atal
Atal the Architect
Assist 5 goals using 87 OVR FUT Birthday Atal in Squad Battles on min. Professional difficulty (or Rivals)
Through Talent
Assist with a Through Ball using 87 OVR FUT Birthday Atal in 4 separate Squad Battles Wins on min. Professional difficulty (or Rivals) to earn the 91 OVR FUTTIES Atal
Battle Hardened
Score 3 Outside of the Box goals using 91 OVR FUTTIES Atal in Squad Battles on min. Professional difficulty (or Rivals)
Classy Crosser
Assist 3 goals with Crosses using 91 OVR FUTTIES Atal in Squad Battles on min. World Class difficulty (or Rivals)
Double Delight
Score and Assist using 91 OVR FUTTIES Atal in 3 separate Squad Battles matches on min. Professional difficulty (or Rivals)
Consistent Creator
Assist using 91 OVR FUTTIES Atal in 12 separate Squad Battles matches on min. Professional difficulty (or Rivals)
Playing Time
Play 20 games with Atal in your starting squad
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5.0
ATAL
By LouisChelsea7, 03-04-2021

Wow, where do i start, i sold my fut birthday moura to get this guy and atal is wayyy better. you can play this man anywhere but i chose to play him striker as he has 5 star weak foot and skill moves and he is absolutely MENTAL. Hes so quick and and his finishing with that 5 star wf is brilliant, he barely ever misses. This man is like neymar on steriods. very highly recommend him for how cheap he is compared to players like fut birthday moura, sane and adama

Pace

Weak foot

Skill moves

Shooting

Defending

None

Formation: 352
Position: ST
Games: 10
GPG: 1.80
APG: 0.80
5.0
Overall
5.0
Value
5.0
GC
5.0
Stamina
Pace (10/10)
Shooting (10/10)
Passing (9/10)
Dribbling (9/10)
Defending (9/10)
Physicality (8/10)
5.0
my favourite player in any fifa
By EAworker143680, 03-04-2021

sooooo. the pack god is back. i had 12 player picks and on the 2nd one i packed this guy. i was over the moon. i used his shapeshifters and tots last year. and i still have his rttf card from this fifa. obviously you just wanna know how good he is in game. he was playing in st alongside el shaarawy (who is absolutely insane) in a 41212 narrow. using finisher makes him probably better than adama.


pace: faster than those people that build the buildings in the lego adverts. hes rapid basically


shooting: 5*wf and insane shooting makes sure the ball is in the net every shot. never need to worry about knocking on the neighbours door and asking for the ball back with him


passing: insane for a player who i use at st.


dribbling: insane. first time i have said this in fifa 21 but he has better dribbling then papu gomez


defending: still very good so with the right chem style he can play any position


physical: stamina is decent and the rest is average


dont read the rest just buy the card already. he will make your weekend league 10 times better. 550k for this card is a steal. he should be at least 1 mil (but i have him first owner wheeeyy)





pace

shooting

passing

dribbling

defending

stamina

5*wf

5*skills

value for money

playing as a st medium def work rate is annoying but doesnt make that much of a difference

Formation: 41212-2
Position: ST
Games: 18
GPG: 1.61
APG: 0.67
5.0
Overall
5.0
Value
5.0
GC
4.5
Stamina
Pace (10/10)
Shooting (10/10)
Passing (9/10)
Dribbling (10/10)
Defending (9/10)
Physicality (9/10)
5.0
Bye bye Neymar... Hello Atal.
By GordonOfFutbin6, 04-04-2021

What can this filthy man not do? He’s a serious baller. I got bored of using Neymar fir over 700 games, but never changed him because there wasn’t anyone as good as him (apart from players like cruyff, r9, etc but I can’t afford them). Atal is even better than Neymar. Atal has a more clinical finish, quicker, better stamina etc etc. Neymar is a better dribbler, however atal is still silky smooth. Funnily enough, after signing him, I got my work finish in Fut Champs, I got elite 3. However, I don’t think that was atals fault because I had to sell my midfielders to afford him and was using IF renato sancho because I didn’t have enough coins. Not to mention, I also had to sell my kidney to buy him. But yeah, Atals brilliant. I’m pretty sure he could but a shift in at CM, but I think he’s wasted there. He’s too good not to play in strike.

pace

finishing

dribbling

passing

defending

physicality

He’s extinct (on PS)

Formation: 4231
Position: ST
Games: 39
GPG: 1.08
APG: 0.69
5.0
Overall
5.0
Value
5.0
GC
4.5
Stamina
Pace (10/10)
Shooting (10/10)
Passing (10/10)
Dribbling (10/10)
Defending (10/10)
Physicality (10/10)
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