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FIFA 18: Can the smallest team on the game beat the tallest?

Does size really matter on EA Sports' latest football title?

Does size really matter in FIFA 18?

YouTuber GardieFIFA decided to find out – and created two teams.

One was made up of the world’s smallest players, the other, the tallest.


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To give you an idea of how small we’re talking, the 71-rated goalkeeper Oscar Perez, is just 5ft 8. That’s just a couple inches taller than Lionel Messi.

How the small team lines up

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How the small team lines up

Surprisingly, there’s no room for PSG mini maestro Marco Verrati – whose 5ft 7ins frame is too tall for this Manchester City team.

The tallest team, playing as Manchester United, boasts the likes of Peter Crouch, Leroy Sane and Per Mertesacker – all known for being well over six foot.

The tallest team in the game has an average height of more than 6ft

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The tallest team in the game has an average height of more than 6ft

So, who comes out on top? GardieFIFA simmed a season of career mode to find out.

Well, both do pretty badly. At the end of the season, the smallest team sits at the bottom of the table.

They’ve won just four games, drew seven and lost 27.

Both teams had a shocking campaign in FIFA 18 career mode

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Both teams had a shocking campaign in FIFA 18 career mode

Perez had a nightmare between the sticks, too – conceding 78 goals – nearly double what league leaders Liverpool leaked.

United don’t do much better – narrowly avoiding relegation in 17th place. They won just eight games. drew 10 and lost 20.

So, there you have it – a team of the tallest players is better than 11 of the smallest – although they’re both pretty naff.

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