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FIFA 18: EA Sports just made Gareth Bale the best LEFT-BACK in the game

The Spurs star kicked off his career in that position

FIFA 18 fans have been treated to yet more upgraded players as part of the FUT Birthday celebrations.

Although Cristiano Ronaldo, Eden Hazard and Marco Reus have all received new stats,  it’s Gareth Bale’s new card that really catches the eye.


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That’s because EA Sports have made the winger a 90-rated LEFT BACK. And he’s absolutely unreal.

The 28-year-old packs an incredible 95 pace, 88 shooting and 80 score for defence – making him an ultimate weapon going forward.

Image: FUThead

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Image: FUThead

At the start of Bale’s career, the Welshman played left-back at Southampton before being given an attacking role at Spurs in 2007.

If you like the look of Bale’s new card be prepared to pay through the nose for it.

According to the latest Futbin data, it’s currently going for around 750,000 coins on both Xbox and PS4. That’s almost 500,000 more than his standard card 89-rated gold card.

Ronaldo and Reus were among the players to receive new FUT Birthday cards

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Ronaldo and Reus were among the players to receive new FUT Birthday cards

“This year’s FUT Birthday squad is made up of players that dominated at different positions in previous versions of FUT, all of which will be available in packs as special player items for the entire event,” EA said via GOAL.

“These new items open up fresh and inventive ways of FUT squad-building, thanks to position changes and upgraded ratings.”

We can’t wait to see what else EA has in store.