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EA Sports have bizarrely given a 38-year-old centre-back a higher pace rating than Virgil van Dijk in FIFA 22.
The top 22 players in FIFA 22 have been confirmed and revealed, with Liverpool's colossal defender making the cut.
He's got an overall rating of 89 - down one from FIFA 21, with the star man also boasting some pretty tasty specific ratings.
Van Dijk's defending is rated at 91 not to mention an 84-rated physical.
But he's not the quickest in the game, equipped with a modest 78-rated pace which is LESS than former Real Madrid hardman and current Porto defender Pepe.
The veteran Portuguese defender has been handed a pace rating of - wait for it - 80?!
That's two points faster than Van Dijk.
So, Pepe has seen his pace increase by 14 (!!) from FIFA 21.
Needless to say, angry gamers took aim at EA Sports' decision to hand Pepe a better pace rating than Van Dijk.
One tweeted: "You mean to tell me Pepe is faster than Van Dijk."
A second wrote: "How do you get such a massive pace upgrade at 38 years old..."
A third added: "VVD should have 84 pace."
Cant wait for Fifa 22 to come out. Whats that? Pepe(38) is faster than Van Dijk, seems realistic pic.twitter.com/fkU7ZQFw6K
- Carl Wilson :wheelchair: (@wheels0903) September 14, 2021
Ter Stegen with a 90 rating, Greenwood with a 78, and Van Dijk being slower than Pepe are just some of the reasons why I don't take FIFA ratings seriously
- Siddhant Bhatter (@bhatterboy) September 14, 2021
A 35 year old Pepe has more pace on #FIFA22 than probably the fastest center back I've seen Virgil Van Dijk....#FIFARatings #VanDijk #Pepe pic.twitter.com/J8RPis3SHc
- :hatched_chick: (@lfc__magic) September 13, 2021
Pepe is now faster at the age of 38 than Virgil Van Dijk, who ran the fastest speed in Europe just 2 years ago.
- FIFA 22 News (@FUT22News) September 13, 2021
What should Van Dijk's pace be set at in FIFA 22?
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