15 Jul 2021 5:48 AM +00:00

FIFA 21: Thibaut Courtois states 99-rated card "is sh*t"

Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has claimed that his 99-rated FIFA 21 pro player card is useless, and he uses his Team of the Week card instead of it.

99-rated Pro Player Cards

While you can never be 100% sure who you’re facing on Ultimate Team, there’s one giveaway when you’re playing a professional footballer: their turquoise-colored pro player card with a 99 rating.

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SAFE HANDS: Courtois has represented his country for many years, but feels his 99-rated FIFA card does not represent him very well

Footballers, such as Declan Rice, have flaunted their pro player card stats, with 99s across every single statistic!

Obviously, not every footballer has one, but often you’ll find them running rings around you if they’re any good at the game, and the 99 card is a daunting prospect to come up against.

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Courtois, though, isn’t convinced. In fact he thinks his pro player card is considerably worse than even his base card, and refuses to use it now.

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Thibaut Courtois tells 'Pieface' his 99-rated card is "sh*t"

While racing together in virtual F1, the Belgian 'keeper was asked about his FIFA 21 team by FIFA streamer Peter ‘Pieface’ Shepherd, who asked if he uses himself in goal.

Courtois confirmed that he does, but uses his Team of the Week card instead of his unique, EA-issued 99 card.

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Confirming that his TOTW card is better than the 99, the Belgian shot stopper said that “the 99 card is sh*t. Instead of making it better, they just put 99 but make it, like, 59.”

Courtois added that “it doesn’t seem great,” but he does have the defensive stability of Real Madrid teammate Raphael Varane in front of him at CB.

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