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Sergio Aguero hits out at EA over ‘pay-to-win’ FIFA Ultimate Team packs

Published: 27/Apr/2020 12:57 Updated: 27/Apr/2020 13:09

by Jacob Hale

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Manchester City star Sergio Agüero has taken a subtle jab at EA SPORTS over packs in FIFA Ultimate Team, suggesting that the only way to get a good team in the game is by putting your card in and buying FIFA Points.

Since the Premier League was put on hiatus due to the ongoing global health crisis, Agüero, like many other sportsmen the world over, has taken to livestreaming his gaming endeavors, particularly on FIFA 20 Ultimate Team.

We’ve seen the very impressive team that he uses in-game and he has provided for some funny moments, but now he’s shown himself to be much more similar to regular FIFA players than perhaps expected, as he hits out at Ultimate Team packs.

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Agüero’s form has been rewarded many times in FIFA.

Playing with fellow Argentine and Boca Juniors player Eduardo Salvio, the Premier League legend explained how his national teammate can get himself a good team.

Though they spoke in Spanish, Redditor josesaabz was on hand to translate exactly what was said. “If you want to get colorful cards you’ve got to go to FIFA Points and put your card in mate, to buy packs,” Aguero started. “It is like that, don’t expect something from EA SPORTS because they won’t give you anything. If they gave me those 2 cards just imagine what they’ll give you.”

Although he doesn’t say it in as many words, it’s clear Agüero believes that the only real way of getting a good team is simply by paying for packs and hoping luck is on your side – which isn’t ideal.

Kun Agüero while talking to Salvio: “Put your credit card in mate, don’t expect something from EA because they won’t give you anything” from r/FIFA

In a funny follow-up, Jose also said that earlier in the week, Agüero had been complaining that EA hadn’t sent him his 99-rated card yet, despite the fact that he had been streaming FIFA for a while at that point.

Allegedly, City’s leading scorer has also said that EA gave Vinicius his 99 card because they favor Real Madrid – with Eden Hazard gracing the FIFA 20 cover as proof.

There’s no doubt that Aguero joins many others in thinking that there may be some ‘pay-to-win’ elements in FIFA 20 Ultimate Team – but it’s probably a little easier for him to work around than most FIFA players.

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FIFA 21 Stadiums quiz: Can you name these famous grounds?

Published: 15/Jan/2021 13:41

by David Purcell

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Veteran FIFA players have played on the biggest and smallest stages around the world for years – but how many on the FIFA 21 stadiums list do you actually know the name of? 

EA SPORTS always shake up the pool of playable grounds, adding a number of new official licenses to their portfolio from time to time. Some years we do lose some iconic stadiums, however, with the likes of Barcelona’s Nou Camp and Juventus’ Allianz Arena leaving the action in recent times.

Whether you’re playing Pro Clubs, Career Mode, or Ultimate Team though – having a great stadium is always a big part of the experience. The loud crowds, the size of the pitch, and sometimes to our horror the shadows created in different weather conditions can have an impact on how enjoyable it is to play.

FIFA 21 Stadiums quiz

If you’re confident that you know your stuff, we have a challenge for you. Let’s see how well you perform in our ultimate FIFA 21 Stadium quiz.

All you have to do is tell us the name of each stadium we’ve picked out to be named a champion.

FIFA 21 Stadiums list

FIFA 21 FUT Champions arena
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FIFA 21 players will be playing all of their games at the new FUT Champions Arena.

If you’re wondering about the full stadium list, look no further.

EA SPORTS previously confirmed that there would be a whole host of fresh arenas added, including the likes of Providence Park and Benteler-Arena – but that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

PREMIER LEAGUE

  • Anfield
  • Bramall Lane
  • Craven Cottage
  • Emirates Stadium
  • Etihad Stadium
  • Goodison Park
  • King Power Stadium
  • London Stadium
  • Molineux Stadium
  • Old Trafford
  • Selhurst Park
  • St. James’ Park
  • St. Mary’s Stadium
  • Stamford Bridge
  • The Amex Stadium
  • The Hawthorns
  • Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
  • Turf Moor
  • Villa Park

ENGLISH FOOTBALL LEAGUE

  • Cardiff City Stadium
  • Carrow Road
  • Fratton Park
  • KCOM Stadium
  • Kirklees Stadium
  • Kiyan Prince Foundation
  • Liberty Stadium
  • Riverside Stadium
  • Stadium of Light
  • Stoke City FC Stadium
  • Vicarage Road
  • Vitality Stadium

LIGUE 1 UBER EATS

  • Groupama Stadium
  • Orange Vélodrome
  • Parc des Princes

SERIE A TIM

  • San Siro
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The San Siro is the only Serie A stadium to feature in FIFA 21, with EA penning a new official club deal with both Milan clubs.

EREDIVISIE

  • Johan Cruijff ArenA

LA LIGA SANTANDER

  • Coliseum Alfonso Pérez
  • El Alcoraz
  • Estadio ABANCA-Balaídos
  • Estadio Benito Villamarín
  • Estadio Ciutat de València
  • Estadio de la Cerámica
  • Estadio de Mendizorroza
  • Estadio José Zorrilla
  • Estadio Mestalla
  • Estadio Nuevo Los Cármenes
  • Estadio San Mamés
  • Estadio Santiago Bernabéu
  • Municipal de Ipurua
  • Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán
  • Reale Arena
  • Wanda Metropolitano

LA LIGA SMARTBANK

  • Estadio de Gran Canaria
  • Estadio de Montilivi
  • Estadio de Vallecas
  • Estadio La Rosaleda
  • Municipal de Butarque
  • RCDE Stadium
  • Visit Mallorca Estadi

LIGA PROFESIONAL DE FÚTBOL

  • Libertadores de América
  • Estadio Presidente Perón

BUNDESLIGA

  • BayArena
  • BORUSSIA-PARK
  • Deutsche Bank Park
  • Mercedes-Benz Arena
  • Olympiastadion
  • Opel Arena
  • PreZero Arena
  • Red Bull Arena (Leipzig)
  • RheinEnergieStadion
  • Signal Iduna Park
  • Stadion An der Alten Försterei
  • VELTINS-Arena
  • Volkswagen Arena
  • wohninvest Weserstadion
  • WWK Arena

BUNDESLIGA 2

  • Benteler-Arena
  • Düsseldorf-Arena
  • HDI-Arena
  • Max-Morlock-Stadion
  • Volksparkstadion

MLS

  • BC Place
  • CenturyLink Field
  • Dignity Health Sports Park
  • Mercedes-Benz Stadium
  • Providence Park
  • Red Bull Arena (New Jersey)

LIGA BBVA MX

  • Estadio Azteca

MBS PRO LEAGUE

  • King Abdullah Sports City
  • King Fahd Stadium

MEIJI YASUDA J1

  • Panasonic Stadium Suita

INTERNATIONAL & REST OF THE WORLD

  • Atatürk Olimpiyat Stadı
  • Wembley Stadium
  • Donbass Arena
  • Otkritie Arena

GENERIC

  • Al Jayeed Stadium
  • Aloha Park
  • Arena del Centenario
  • Arena D’Oro
  • Court Lane
  • Crown Lane
  • Eastpoint Arena
  • El Grandioso
  • El Libertador
  • Estadio de las Artes
  • Estadio El Medio
  • Estadio Presidente G.Lopes
  • Euro Park
  • FeWC Stadium (only on PlayStation®4 and Xbox One)
  • Forest Park Stadium
  • FUT Stadium (only on PC, Playstation®4 and Xbox One in FUT ONLY)
  • Ivy Lane
  • Molton Road
  • O Dromo
  • Sanderson Park
  • Stade Municipal
  • Stadio Classico
  • Stadion 23. Maj
  • Stadion Europa
  • Stadion Hanguk
  • Stadion Neder
  • Stadion Olympik
  • Town Park
  • Union Park Stadium
  • Waldstadion

So, that was our quiz and the full list of FIFA 21 stadiums. What score did you achieve in the quiz? Send us your results screen on Twitter @UltimateTeamUK, and we’ll interact with a few of the best – or worst!