Player Review

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5.0
The massive Ballerina
By ZeusAdonis, 21-03-2021

I pulled Cantona Prime from the Icon Player Pick myself and have now played 95 games in Div1 and WL. Thanks to him, I cracked Elite for the first time last week and I'm really excited about him. I've played 100+ games at Lewandowski TOTY before, because I just wanted a different type of player. And what can you say ..... The difference is worlds. Cantona is a super weird mix. A brute monster at heart, but a flexible feather on the field. His 5 * skills are executed to the point and the ball sticks to his feet. But while a Neymar is simply checked away, Cantona just runs around everyone. I have the situation so often that he would actually lose the ball but simply "fall over" over the opponent and still keep walking with the ball. The speed boosts are also extreme. He has his own movements and they somehow make him unique. You can see him more and more now, but still many opponents are not yet prepared for him. Neymar ,. Mbappe and Rashford etc. are now known how they move. Cantona is something different ... something completely different!


Pace (8/10): His speed boosts are really strong and it feels like he is 2 steps ahead. However, he is often caught up in running duels. (On the other hand, a short L2 bump or simple ball shielding helps)


Shooting (10/10): Is on endgame level. His shot power and accuracy make him an enforcer in every situation. With Outside Foot Shot he can make a goal out of actually harmless situations. And I'm actually really the worst header player in FIFA and although headers are not like op this year, he just always hits them. Thanks to its Power Header Trait, they come with so much force - both corners and normal flanks are always a fire hazard.


Dribble (10/10): As I said ... the ball sticks to his foot. Super unique running movements and animations, which, coupled with his physique, simply offer him a nice combination. : wink:


Pass (10/10): For me it works best in formations with a two storm. He has over 90 passes and that makes his combination game extremely strong. If it doesn't get out of motion, you can play it as a super pass against low-lying opponents, simply shield the ball and work with double passes or as a ball distributor. I've also tried it out 10/15 games as a 10. Also worked wonderfully.


Def (7/10): It's not his job, but because of his weight and height he also likes to get the second ball. His long legs are very useful when pressing.



Physis (10/10): As I said ... nothing and nobody can stop this man. With his head through the wall works for him in 2 out of 3 cases. He doesn't lose any headers either - instead of short kicks, I hit him for a long time and really win every header and I'm right in the dangerous third. Simply strong. Conclusion: For me he is just a unique type of player and something completely different from a Mbappe, Neymar & Co. Would most likely compare him to CR7, but he is simply more physically active and relies less on top speed. Finally, you have to give it a 10/10 in the fun factor. And that's the most important thing in FIFA in the end. : wink:



Formation: 352
Position: ST
Games: 95
GPG: 1.04
APG: 0.74
5.0
Overall
5.0
Value
5.0
GC
4.5
Stamina
Pace (8/10)
Shooting (10/10)
Passing (10/10)
Dribbling (10/10)
Defending (7/10)
Physicality (10/10)
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