Player Review

89 - Winter Wildcards
Best Non-Icon Midfielder in the Game
By MightyBantam, 28-01-2022

Having packed in him in my 82x25 swaps pack, I was overjoyed. My pack luck before this point was pretty poor so building a squad to challenge at the top end was tricky. This card has changed all of that on it's own.

Since having him in my team my Weekend League results have improved and I've steadily moved up to a consistant level of Div1/Elite. He's the game changer.

It took a while to adjust to the fact he has pace and is far more agile than his base card. Having used him as a CDM in previous FIFAs, it took a few games to get going with him. But, oh boy, once I'd cracked it, he was (quite simply) the best non-icon midfielder I've used.

His range of passing, interceptions, bullying of opposition midfielders and a lethal long shot make him a superstar in my team. I don't often get messages after games. However, I've had many a message from players saying Fabinho was unstoppable.

I think a large reason why this card works is the 94 composure. He just does everything without fuss. I use him as a CAM and that's where I would recommend he is played. Yes, you can stick a shadow on him and play him as a CM or CDM, but he's wasted there. He reminds me a lot of Moments Socrates and he fits the meta of this year's game so well.

His price has stayed steady and there's good reason for that. he is well worth that price and he's cheaper than some cards which I have found to be less effective. If you have 400k and need a player who can do everything in the middle, don't hesitate, get Fabinho.






Reading of the game

Heading for his height

Free kicks

Literally nothing else

Formation: 433
Position: CAM
Games: 269
GPG: 0.42
APG: 0.32
Pace (9/10)
Shooting (9/10)
Passing (10/10)
Dribbling (8/10)
Defending (5/10)
Physicality (8/10)
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