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FIFA 18: Romelu Lukaku kicks off at EA Sports on Twitter and demands the most weirdly specific upgrade

But does he deserve it?

Romelu Lukaku is not happy with EA Sports.

The Manchester United striker may have put in a decent performance against Chelsea at the weekend, but he’s been fairly average this season.

Some would say his 86 rating on FIFA 18 is a little too high, perhaps?


Not Romelu, though, who tweeted EA Sports earlier in the week asking them for an upgrade – specifically his acceleration.

This is despite him being awarded a rather decent 88-rated TOTW week last week.

A closer look at his stats reveal he’s actually got a decent 76 in that trait – which, we feel, is pretty accurate.

Sadly, the 25-year-old may have to wait until FIFA 19 to see this attribute bumped up.

That’s because he wasn’t one of the players to get boosted scores in last week’s Premier League’s Ratings Refresh.



EA Sports recently confirmed hundreds of players will have their FIFA 18 ratings permanently changed to reflect their real-life form.

The Vancouver-based developer employs a team of data collectors who have been keeping a close eye on some of the world’s biggest stars.

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Of course, any change in rating will affect the player price – ultimately causing instability in the market.

Players who see their ratings slashed will likely fall in price, while those with increased scores will see their values soar.