It’s that time of year again!
FIFA 22 finally in store on October 1st for the greatest happiness of all Game fanatics.
Like every year, social media was inundated with clips of pro gamers getting their hands on their scorecards for the first time, and as usual, there was no smile in sight.
One of the most contested titles is that of the fastest player in the game. In FIFA 21, Adama traore, Kylian Mbappé and Alphonse davies shares first place, with all three posting a score of 96 gaits.
This year, however, FTVGaming was on hand to find out who claimed to be the definitive Pace King.
The first round saw the pre-race favorite Adama Traoré take the win to secure his place in the first semi-final. The wide Wolves man was quickly joined by fellow favorite Alphonso Davies and real Madrid leaving behind Ferland mendy.
Victim of a locker room prank by his Manchester city teammates, Kyle walkerthe misery of was compounded by finishing dead last in his heat that saw Achraf Hakimi progress and complete the first semi-final line-up.
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It was no surprise to see Hakimi PSG his teammate Kylian Mbappe passes in front of his opponents to secure first place in his race. Dan James then proved fatherhood doesn’t slow him down as he rushed to victory.
Despite his fiery talent, it was a surprise to see Neymar exceed the tastes of Marcus Rashford to reserve his place in the semi-final with Benfica winger Rafa Silva reigning supreme in his race to reserve the second semi-final formation.
After spending periods playing at the back under Nuno Santo for Wolves, the first semi-final had a distinctly defensive feel. Facing three bona fide full-backs, the Spanish star took the victory to prove that his pre-race favorite status was truly justified.
Conversely, the second semi-final was a direct fight between the attackers, and it was the French star Kylian Mbappe who edged the unannounced Rafa Silva to clinch his place in the final.
ENTER THE CONTEST
Considering their respective FIFA 21 cards, consistency proved to be paramount as Mbappe and Traore took their places in the starting blocks. In a hotly contested match, it was the PSG star who won the crown.
As the Ballon d’Or approaches, the 22-year-old from Bondy assured that at least one personal distinction would adorn his fireplace this Christmas.