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FIFA 18: EA Sports FINALLY gave Toni Kroos the upgrade he’s always wanted

The German has been begging for a speed boost for months

You’d think you’d be happy if you were amongst the best midfielders in FIFA 18?

Turns out Toni Kroos is far from it – and, despite his overall 90 rating – has been asking EA Sports to boost his speed rating.

Toni Kroos could find himself swapping Spain for Italy

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Toni Kroos is the latest footballer to tweet to EA asking for an upgrade

We don’t blame him.

The German’s standard card currently has an underwhelming score of 50 for pace.

In fact, Kroos was so put out, he’s even tweeted EA in the past begging them for an upgrade.

Thankfully, the pressure seems to have paid off, and the Real Madrid ace was given a huge 10 point boost for pace in his new World Cup card.

His score is now a much more respectable 61. He also saw dribbling and passing stats climb.

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It’s not the first time EA has caved under pressure from players.

Earlier in the year, the developer handed Yannick Bolasie the ability to pull off the El Tornado skill move – after the Everton winger bombarded them on Twitter.

The 27-year-old, who has spent much of the year injured, claimed the move was nothing more than his own Bolasie flick.

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