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FIFA 18: EA has made this Diego Maradona ICONS card massively overpowered

The Argentine is going to be absolutely unstoppable

FIFA 18 fans will be able to play as Diego Maradona, EA has confirmed.

And his stats are out of this world.

Unsurprisingly for the man who managed to dribble past the entire England team in 1986, his dribbling score is a magnificent 95.

Elsewhere, he’s super fast with 88 pace, is deadly in front of goal with 91 shooting and isn’t too bad at passing either, with an impressive 90.


The Argentine will be one of several football legends available in FIFA 18‘s Ultimate Team.

Ronaldo, Thierry Henry and Pele are among the players already confirmed, while iconic Russian shot-stopper Lev Yashin is available in goal.

After the FIFA 18 cover announcement in June, little more has been revealed about the upcoming game – which is due to hit shelves on September 29.

EA is however planning a huge Ultimate Team showcase at next month’s Gamescom expo in Cologne.

Diego Maradona was a small and stocky player with sublime skill and courage

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Diego Maradona was a small and stocky player with sublime skill and courage

“Ordinary we don’t announce much about Ultimate Team around this time because we’re in the run up to Gamescom – that’s our big FUT showcase,” EA producer Matt Prior said.

Gamescom is Europe’s largest gaming convention and takes place between August 22-26.

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