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FIFA 18: You absolutely need to play this defender up front

Naldo has one of the most powerful shots in the game

We may all be talking about Lukas Podolski’s left boot, but when it comes to FIFA, the German has some serious competition.

Enter Schalke 04 centre back Naldo, whose shot power rivals the Galatasaray forward’s thunderous boot.

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For the past few years, 34-year-old Naldo has consistently had one of the most powerful shots in the game.

And he’s getting more powerful with age.

In FIFA 12, 13, 14 and 15 the Brazilian scored 90, before jumping to 92 in FIFA 16, 17 and 18.

Naldo’s stats make him perfect for long range shots

Naldo’s stats make him perfect for long range shots

Naldo’s so good that FIFA fans have started sub-Reddits dedicated to him.

Some fans even play him up front to put his 6ft 6ins height and 93 heading ability to good use. He also seems particularly useful at long-range free kicks.

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One fan wrote: “It’s a lot of fun to do later in the game. The fact that he’s 6’6 with 93 heading is amazing. He’s also great with long shots and shot power.”

Now for the best part.

Naldo’s not that expensive, costing around 2,000 coins, according to the latest Futbin data. Best snap him up quick!