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FIFA 18: There’s something very, very strange about this boy in The Journey

We knew we'd seen that lad before

FIFA 18 fans are no doubt well stuck into The Journey: Hunter Returns right now. 

But we bet you missed this little detail. Well, EA Sports will be hoping you did, anyway.


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If you completed The Journey on FIFA 17, you may remember bumping into a young fan who asks for Alex Hunter’s autograph.

So far, so good.

The young fan asks Hunter for his autograph in FIFA 17

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The young fan asks Hunter for his autograph in FIFA 17

However, in the opening section of FIFA 18’s The Journey, the same fan pops up again – only this time, he’s Brazilian.

Just what is going on?

The youngster turns up again at the start of this year’s game

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The youngster turns up again at the start of this year’s game

Now, it won’t be an Easter Egg or anything like that.
In fact, EA could be saving time by using the same character model – although how they thought no one would notice is beyond us.

The young lad then asks Hunter and his pal Danny Williams to play a game of football, reminiscent of FIFA Street.

Cutting corners or a deliberate nod to those who played the last game?

Guess we’ll never know.

Now take a look at this


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