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FIFA 18: The worst Premier League striker ever just made the Team of the Week

You've got to be kidding, EA Sports

EA Sports today released FIFA 18’s Team of the Week – and there’s one very surprising addition.

Amongst the likes of Tottenham Hotspur star Son Heung-Min, Leicester City hero Riyad Mahrez and Manchester derby winner Nicolas Otamendi lies Jozy Altidore.

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The very same Altidore who played 70 Premier League games for Hull and Sunderland – and netted a grand total of two goals.

EA Sports has released the Team of the Week

EA Sports has released the Team of the Week

Back when Paulo Di Canio was managing the Black Cats, he spent £6m on the US international.

Altidore repayed his manager’s faith – registering just one strike in 42 league games.

He was big and strong – he could have been incredible.

Sadly, his ball control was severely lacking and did nothing to help a Sunderland side battling to avoid relegation.

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Now, however – things seem to have changed.

For one, his TOTW card has 86 for shooting – reflective of his pretty decent conversion rate over in the States.

He currently has 38 goals in 75 games for Toronto, which – for him – is pretty incredible.

Can you hear that? It’s the sound of the ball hitting the net

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Can you hear that? It’s the sound of the ball hitting the net

He’s pretty nippy too, with the 28-year-old scoring a 77 pace rating.

A massive 85 for dribbling gives the American an attacking edge he sorely missed when in England.

Who knows, maybe he’s worth snapping up in your Ultimate Team?