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FIFA 18: EA Sports gave this France star the most bizarre upgrade we’ve ever seen

We want whatever he's on!

FIFA 18 fans have noticed something very strange about Presnel Kimpembe’s latest Ultimate Team card.

The 22-year-old was one of a handful of French players to receive a World Cup card – complete with revised ratings – ahead of the tournament.

At first glance, it’s clear Kimpembe’s latest 82-rated version is streaks ahead of his standard 78-rated card.

Sigh…

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Sigh…

Huge leaps in pace – which climbs from 71 to 77, and shooting – up from 35 to 42 – help make the centre back more of a threat going forward.

But arguably his biggest upgrade isn’t even in his ratings.

That’s because EA has made the star’s height 189cm – up from 183cm.

Not only that, but they bulked him out by 9kg – taking his mass from 71kg to 80kg.

We want whatever he’s on.


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Unsurprisingly, fans on the FIFA sub-Reddit were quick to point out that something doesn’t seem right.

One wrote: “He’s a young man, obviously still growing. I predict 196cm by the time FIFA 19 rolls around.”

Hmmm…

EA Sports announced the long-awaited World Cup mode last month – the single-biggest add-on since FIFA 14.

Cristiano Ronaldo in action for Portugal in the upcoming World Cup mode

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Cristiano Ronaldo in action for Portugal in the upcoming World Cup mode

Despite concerns a number of teams would be missing from the update, EA announced all 32 nations who qualified for the tournament feature in the expansion.

As well as a solo mode, which lets you take a team from the group stage to the final in Moscow, you’re also able to create your own Custom Tournament draw.

Want England to win the World Cup? Now’s your chance

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Want England to win the World Cup? Now’s your chance

All 12 stadiums from Russia are included in the update – as well as pitch environments, advertisements, dressings, national team banners and high-resolution crowds.

The Luzhniki stadium is just one of the arenas that will arrive in the free update

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The Luzhniki stadium is just one of the arenas that will arrive in the free update

To ensure the most realistic experience possible, the official World Cup graphic and broadcast package has also been replicated in-game, too.

Antoine Griezmann in action for France

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Antoine Griezmann in action for France

Elsewhere, a new chemistry system provides different ways to link your favourite international players.

Instead of clubs and leagues, nationalities and confederations will be key chemistry components to consider when building and organising your squad.

All squads from every qualifying nation will be up-to-date with refreshed ratings, while dynamic World Cup Items will be released to match real-world performance.

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