EA Sports activities FC 24 downgrades Rui Costa and Jari Litmanen to Heroes, Berbatov added

Kath Santarin
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One other batch of 5 EA Sports activities FC 24 Final Crew Heroes have been revealed, however this time EA is taking away in addition to giving.

Jari Litmanen and Rui Costa, each thought of to be a few of the least usable Icons in FIFA video games, have been downgraded to Heroes.

Whereas that is comprehensible, until you’re Portuguese, Finnish, assist Milan or Fiorentina, or are simply an enormous fan of Louis van Gaal’s superior ‘90s Ajax staff, hopefully it will make them each extra accessible and enjoyable to fit into squads. Each of them have been thrilling gamers, and it’s unhappy to see two bonafide legends written off by the group so utterly.

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In addition to that storied pair, one other long-awaited addition has additionally been confirmed: Dimitar Berbatov. The languid Bulgarian with a contact softer than a new child kitten could have a brand new 88-rated Bundesliga Hero card celebrating his breakout with Leverkusen earlier than transferring to Spurs and the Premier League. Not solely is likely one of the most-used talent strikes within the sport, “the berbaspin”, named after him, however it is going to be actually cool to see how his velcro ball management and pinpoint ending interprets to digital soccer.

Additionally becoming a member of the roster in EA Sports activities FC 24 is one other Portuguese Hero, Paulo Futre. 89 total may appear fairly underrated for a participant who got here second to solely Ruud Gullit within the 1987 Ballon D’or voting, however whereas we have now a number of Icons and Heroes in ahead positions Futre was very a lot a winger reasonably than a striker. Will this be a 12 months the place crossing and headers are overpowered once more? Let’s hope not.

And naturally, EA Sports activities FC 24 will even characteristic ladies’s footballers on the identical pitch as the boys in Final Crew. The newest feminine Hero to be revealed is Sonia Bompastor, well-known for successful the Girls’s Champions League with Lyon earlier than it was cool, earlier than happening to win the identical competitors as a supervisor – changing into the primary girl to win the Champions league as a participant and a coach, not to mention with the identical staff. Like Berbatov and Futre, a better give attention to ball-retention in EA Sports activities FC 24 will certainly assist her midfield talent set to shine.

The complete record is as follows:

Sonia Bompastor – France, D1, 89 total
Paulo Futre – Portugal, Liga Portugal, 89 total
Jari Litmanen – Finland, Eredivisie, 89 total
Rui Costa – Portugal, Serie A, 89 total
Dimitar Berbatov – Bulgaria, Bundesliga, 88 total

That is the second tranche of Final Crew Heroes to be revealed for EA Sports activities FC 24, after the inclusions of Alex Scott, Carlos Tevez and Wesley Sneijder have been additionally confirmed.

EA Sports activities FC 24’s launch date is about for September 29, 2023.

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